Chief of Police Joseph A. Pelletier

Chief of Police Joseph A. Pelletier

Tyngsborough Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, June 10, 1926

Joseph A. Pelletier

Chief Joseph Pelletier was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to an illegal bootlegging call. An oncoming vehicle struck his motorcycle, causing him to be thrown to the ground. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Chief Pelletier, a WWI U.S. military veteran, had served with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and child.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle

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Brother, it has now been 92 years. You are not forgotten.

God Bless, Chief.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

June 10, 2018

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