Correction Officer James A. Callahan, Sr.

Correction Officer James A. Callahan, Sr.

Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, August 24, 1973

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James A. Callahan, Sr.

Correction Officer James Callahan suffered a fatal heart attack when he was assaulted by an inmate at the county jail.

The inmate was being moved to an isolation unit when the assault occurred.

Officer Callahan had served with the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office for nine years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 24, 2020

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