Patrolman Robert D. Stewart

Patrolman Robert D. Stewart

Metropolitan Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, February 8, 1913

Robert D. Stewart

Patrolman Robert Stewart succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was thrown from his horse on Hillside Street in Milton. He was patrolling the Blue Hill Reservation at approximately 4:30 pm when the incident occurred.

Another patrolman found Patrolman Stewart against a stone wall suffering from a fractured skull. He was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Stewart had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for three years and had previously served as a member of the Boston Fire Department. He was survived by his wife, seven children, parents, and several siblings.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Today, February 8, 2018, the Massachusetts State Police and the Retired Association of Metropolitan Police takes a moment to honor and remember MDC Patrolman Robert D. Stewart on this his 105th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten. Always remembered and never forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Metropolitan Police

February 8, 2018

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