Chief of Police Mathew M. Mantoni

Chief of Police Mathew M. Mantoni

Mendon Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, January 11, 1950

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Mathew M. Mantoni

Chief Mathew Mantoni was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a local bar at 0030 hours. As he entered the bar one of the patrons opened fire and struck him. Chief Mantoni returned fire and wounded the suspect. A female bystander was also shot and killed in the exchange of gunfire. The suspect was convicted of both murders, served his 35-year sentence, and was released.

Chief Mantoni was survived by his wife, son, and three daughters. He was born in Italy and is buried in Swandale Cemetery, Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released from prison

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Chief Mantoni,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mendon. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 11, 2020

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