Deputy Sheriff Joseph A. Freedman

Deputy Sheriff Joseph A. Freedman

Suffolk County Sheriff's Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1997

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Joseph A. Freedman

Deputy Freedman suffered a fatal heart attack while distributing food carts at the Suffolk County House of Correction. His partner noticed that he was having a difficult time lifting the carts and he collapsed in the hallway moments later. CPR was initiated immediately and he was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Deputy Freedman had served with the agency for 7 years. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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God bless and may you rest in eternal peace! I deployed with your brother John in 1990. If you were anything like him, the World lost a special soul!

Sergeant Daniel Crowley
Middlesex Sheriff's Office

April 13, 2020

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