Chief of Police Joseph A. Pelletier

Chief of Police Joseph A. Pelletier

Tyngsborough Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, June 10, 1926

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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.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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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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