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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