Lieutenant Gregory A. Principe

Lieutenant Gregory A. Principe

Braintree Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, March 1, 1991

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Gregory A. Principe

Lieutenant Gregory Principe and Sergeant Ernest DeCross were killed in an on duty auto accident while responding to a call.

Lieutenant Principe had served with the agency for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and two sons, one of whom later became a Boston Police Officer.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Lt. Principe,
On today, the 30th anniversary of of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Braintree. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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March 1, 2021

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