Patrolman Daniel Furtado

Patrolman Daniel Furtado

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, October 8, 1950

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Daniel Furtado

Patrolman Daniel Furtado was killed in a motorcycle accident on Woodland Street, in Boylston, on his first day of patrol out of the academy, and the sixth day after being appointed.

He was returning to the barracks when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree in the town of Holden.

Patrolman Furtado was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 6 days
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Furtado, today marks the 68th anniversary of your tragic and fatal accident. We honor you here, Brother.

God Bless and may your rest remain peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 8, 2018

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