Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle

Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, August 2, 1932

Charles F. McGonagle

Patrolman Charles McGonagle was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on the wet surface of South Main Street in the town of East Longmeadow.

Patrolman McGonagle was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for three years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Today, August 2, 2016, the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle on this his 84th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory and sacrifice have not been forgotten.

Trooper Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police

August 2, 2016

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