Police Chief Michael Patrick Maloney

Police Chief Michael Patrick Maloney

Greenland Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Thursday, April 12, 2012

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Michael Patrick Maloney

Police Chief Michael Maloney was shot and killed while serving a drug-related search warrant with members of the Greenland Police Department and the Attorney General's Drug Task Force shortly after 6:00 p.m.

A subject in the home opened fire with a handgun, killing Chief Maloney and wounding four other officers.

The subject barricaded himself in the house following the shooting. He and a female were found dead several hours later after a SWAT team forced entry into the home.

Chief Maloney was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in law enforcement for 26 years. He was eight days away from retirement. He is survived by his wife, two grown children, a grandson, his parents, and siblings.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge 260
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Deceased

narcotics, search warrant

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Chief Maloney, it has been 12 years since you were taken from us. You would be amazed at the number of people who support and have been helped by various activities in the name of Mike Maloney.

New Hampshire law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and 26 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 12, 2024

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