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 on January 26, 1912.

Deputy Haskins had served with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office for 17 years. 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 Haskins, it's now been 112 years since your murder and 110 since justice was done.

May your rest remain ever peaceful and may God Bless you.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

June 12, 2022

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