Mounted Policeman Armand J. Dufresne

Mounted Policeman Armand J. Dufresne

Fall River Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, July 1, 1925

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Armand J. Dufresne

Mounted Policeman Armand Dufresne died of injuries he received when he fell from his horse while returning to police headquarters.

When the horse slipped on North Main Street, Policeman Dufresne hit his head on the pavement. Thirty minutes later, he succumbed to his injuries at the Fall River General Hospital.

Policeman Dufresne was survived by his wife, daughter, father, and two brothers, who also served with the Fall River Police Department.

He is buried at the Notre Dame Cemetary in Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

mounted patrol

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Mounted Policeman Dufresne , it has been 66 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 9 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

July 1, 2024

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