Detective James J. Troy

Detective James J. Troy

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, January 13, 1930

James J. Troy

Detective Troy was shot and killed while making an arrest at approximately 5:45 pm.

The subject later died in prison.

Detective Troy was survived by his wife and six children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 623

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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I think often of my grandfather, and wished that I had had the opportunity to know him. Coming from a police family has given me a perspective on life and duty that I would not have known otherwise.

Bert Deivert
James J. Troy is my maternal grandfather

April 22, 2018

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