Patrolman Emory Farrington

Patrolman Emory Farrington

Milton Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, June 8, 1922

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Emory Farrington

Patrolman Farrington was shot and killed after interrupting several suspects who were stripping a stolen car of its parts.

One of the suspects shot Patrolman Farrington in the back of the head. After Patrolman Farrington failed to check in during his normal rounds, a search was initiated, and his body was found next to the stolen car. No suspects were ever identified or apprehended in connection with his murder.

Patrolman Farrington had been with the Milton Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Officer Farrington , it has been 101 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 that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

June 10, 2023

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