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
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Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

foot patrol

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Officer McLean's death shows the daily dangers of being a police officer while serving the community.

Chief John G. LeLacheur
Beverly Police

February 15, 2024

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