Special Police Officer William Gould

Special Police Officer William Gould

Wakefield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, December 9, 1893

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William Gould

Special Police Officer William Gould was killed when he fell between two train cars at Wakefield Junction.

He was traveling to the Malden Court House to testify in a liquor case when he attempted to board the moving train but fell between the cars.

Officer Gould was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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A tragic loss. I'm grateful that your sacrifice is being recognized after all these years.

God Bless you, Brother and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 8, 2021

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