Police Officer Stewart E. Savage, III

Police Officer Stewart E. Savage, III

Wellesley Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, March 18, 1995

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Stewart E. Savage, III

Officer Stewart Savage died from injuries sustained in an accident on March 12, 1995. Officer Savage was in pursuit of a speeding car when his cruiser struck a patch of black ice and then struck a utility pole. He was air-lifted to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries six days later.

Officer Savage had served with the Wellesley Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1409

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 12, 1995
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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03/18/ 2020 My wife Deb Ordway woke up today and said she had a dream about Stew. Deb was a Sgt on Wellesley P.D. and close friend of Stew’s as well as I was, He started out as a Dispatcher at Wellesley College PD where I was a Sgt at the time. I asked if he was Smiling she said yes. I then told her it was the anniversary of his death. She was floored She said in her dream he was happy and had given her a kiss on the cheek

Detective James Ordway
Natick Police

March 20, 2021

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