Deputy Sheriff Emmet F. Haskins

Deputy Sheriff Emmet F. Haskins

Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, June 12, 1910

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Emmet F. Haskins

Deputy Sheriff Emmet Haskins was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest a man at his home for assault. The suspect fled to the nearby Monroe Mountains where it took the Massachusetts State Militia to flush him out and capture him three days later.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and executed at the Massachusetts State Prison in Charlestown January 26, 1912.

He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1912

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Deputy Sheriff Haskins,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Franklin County.


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June 12, 2020

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