Sergeant Edward E. Neves, Jr.

Sergeant Edward E. Neves, Jr.

Taunton Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, July 25, 1995

Add to My Heroes

Edward E. Neves, Jr.

Sergeant Edward Neves was killed when his patrol car crashed into a utility pole near 534 County Street while en route to assist another officer who was pursuing a vehicle.

The juvenile driver of the fleeing vehicle was arrested and charged with speeding, failing to stop, operating negligently, operating without a license, and unlawful possession of mace. He was not charged in connection with Sergeant Neves' death.

Sergeant Neves had served with the Taunton Police Department for seven years and was posthumously promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He was survived by his wife and parents.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 61

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

juvenile offender

Most Recent Reflection

View all 11 Reflections

Sergeant Neves, it has been 28 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 service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall Georges Mills, NH

July 25, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.