Patrolman Daniel M. McLean

Patrolman Daniel M. McLean

Beverly Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, June 14, 1911

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Daniel M. McLean

Patrolman Daniel McLean was electrocuted when he came in contact with an electrified arc lamp at the intersection of Rantoul Street and Railroad Avenue at about 11:45 pm.

He was walking his beat when it is believed he observed an arc lamp that was not lit. He was electrocuted when he touched a metal pole that had become electrified with 2,400 volts of electricity. His body was located the following morning.

Patrolman McLean was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

foot patrol

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Officer McLean, it has been 113 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 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

June 14, 2024

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