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 agency for 21 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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And now it's 96 years. You have NOT been forgotten, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

June 8, 2016

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