Police Officer Matthew Allen Lovejoy

Police Officer Matthew Allen Lovejoy

Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, June 22, 2007

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Matthew Allen Lovejoy

Police Officer Matthew Lovejoy suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to a burglary call and conducting a search at a local public housing complex.

After completing his shift and returning home, he was found unresponsive. He was transported to a local hospital, where he remained in a coma until passing away one month later.

Officer Lovejoy had served with the Murfreesboro Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his parents, brother, and grandparents.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Friday, May 25, 2007


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While I never met you, your photo hangs in the wall of the department’s gym and I see it everyday and think of you. Thank you for your service. Till Valhalla brother.

Patrol Officer
Murfreesboro PD

January 30, 2024

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