Chief of Police Frank E. Burrell

Chief of Police Frank E. Burrell

Quincy Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, December 8, 1915

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Frank E. Burrell

Chief Burrell succumbed to injuries sustained one year earlier when he was kicked in the groin while attempting to arrest three men. Chief Burrell never recovered from the injury and died several weeks after retiring on a medical pension.

Chief Burrell had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 1, 1914
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Chief Burrell, it has been 108 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

December 8, 2023

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