Sergeant Ian Taylor

Sergeant Ian Taylor

Billerica Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, April 26, 2024

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Ian Taylor

Sergeant Ian Taylor was struck and killed by a piece of construction equipment while working an overtime assignment at the intersection of Boston Road and Pollard Street at about 2:00 pm.

He was assisting a tractor-trailer pass through the construction zone when he was struck by an excavator that was backing up. Sergeant Taylor was transported to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Sergeant Taylor had served with the Billerica Police Department for 13 years and had previously served with the Lawrence Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife and three children. His father is a retired Lawrence Police Detective, and his brother is a police detective.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge 159

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

construction zone, directing traffic


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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Taylor. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Billerica Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 24, 2024

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