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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Today marks the 19th anniversary of your tragic passing but you have not been forgotten. Rest Well, Brother and God Bless.

Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

April 11, 2016

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