Patrolman Kenneth Barry Collins

Patrolman Kenneth Barry Collins

Billerica Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, October 7, 1969

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Kenneth Barry Collins

Patrolman Kenneth Collins suffered fatal head injuries after responding to a fight at a local bar.

Patrolman Collins had served with the Billerica Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, five children, father, and two brothers.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 23
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

fight call

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Patrolman Collins, it's now been 53 years since your tragic death. It's not said if anyone was held responsible, though I prefer to believe someone had to have been. Thank you for your service. May God Bless you and may your eternal rest remain peaceful.

Jim Leahy
Harvard University Police Department

October 7, 2022

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