Patrolman Seth A. Noyes

Patrolman Seth A. Noyes

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, October 18, 1870

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Seth A. Noyes

Patrolman Seth Noyes succumbed to injuries sustained three years earlier while making an arrest.

He suffered a broken spine during the arrest and was totally disabled. He remained at the Insane Hospital from the time of his injury until passing away on October 18th, 1870.

Patrolman Noyes had served with the Boston Police Department for 10 years and was assigned to Station Two. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available


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Patrolman Noyes, it has been 153 years since you were taken from us. New England 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 law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

October 18, 2023

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