Patrolman Lester M. Chace

Patrolman Lester M. Chace

Wareham Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, September 16, 1932

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Lester M. Chace

Patrolman Lester Chace was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at a construction site.

The driver of the vehicle, while looking for assistance, took Patrolman Chace to several locations before finding the town doctor.

Patrolman Chace had served with the Wareham Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 69
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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Patrolman Chase, it has been 91 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

September 16, 2023

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