Trooper James Mattaliano

Trooper James Mattaliano

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, February 22, 1995

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James Mattaliano

Trooper James Mattaliano and Trooper Paul Perry were killed when their helicopter crashed near Memorial Drive, in Cambridge. Two civilians were also killed in the crash.

Trooper Mattaliano had served with the agency for 12 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Trooper Mattaliano, it has been 29 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 you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your 12 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 22, 2024

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