Patrolman Francis A. Murray

Patrolman Francis A. Murray

Bangor Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Wednesday, June 28, 1950

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Francis A. Murray

Patrolman Murray was struck and killed by car while directing traffic at Dutton and Main Streets following a circus. The 24-year-old suspect fled the scene after striking Patrolman Murray but was later apprehended and charged with hit-and-run and manslaughter. He was convicted of manslaughter, fined $1,498.00, and received a suspended sentence at the request Patrolman Murray's wife.

Patrolman Murray had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 28, 2020

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