Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Constable Donald Francis Adams

Chelmsford Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, July 19, 1927

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Reflections for Constable Donald Francis Adams

Rest in peace Constable Adams.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 3, 2022

You are not forgotten Sir!

Rusty Redican
LAPD ( formerly of the Chelmsford Police Department)

August 24, 2019

Constable Adams, your legacy lives on this week. As we do each year, a volley was fired by the Chelmsford Police Honor Guard at your burial site to commentate “Police Week.” It is a true honor to be part of this tradition which will continue forever. Thank you for your service.

Sgt. Jason Poor
Chelmsford Police Department

May 14, 2019

Constable Adams, may you rest in peace and rise in Glory.

Valerie Cowart
Friend of Millie Adams, Your Daughter

Valerie Cowart
Friend of Constable Adams' Daughter, Millie Adams

May 7, 2017

Constable Adams, it has now been 89 years and you are remembered.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 19, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 12, 2013

Constable Adams you are not forgotten. RIP

Det. Michael Kane
Boston Police Dept.

January 24, 2012

Constable Adams,
Today marks the 80th anniversary of your untimely and tragic death. I visit the ODMP often, but purposely today to honor your gallant service to the community of Chelmsford. I learned of your heroism through a story published today in The Lowell (Massachusetts)Sun. Your daughter Mildred still lives in Chelmsford and was featured in the story of your dedication and sacrafice. Rest in peace sir, and thank you for your service.


July 19, 2007

Constable Adams, today marks the 80 anniversary of your murder. I trust the individual who did it faced true justice, if not in this life, then in the next. You have not been forgotten and my thanks go out to you for your service to the Commonwealth.

God Bless and may you continue to Rest in Peace, Brother.

My thanks also go out to the street car operator who subdued the lowlife who killed Constable Adams. Though his name seems to have been lost to time and he is probably long gone himself, he is also, truly a hero. God Bless him as well.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

July 19, 2007

Constable Adams,
I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chelmford.



March 22, 2007

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Michael McSweeney
Newton MA Police

November 17, 2006

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