Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Harris Bruce McInnes

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, July 3, 1927

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Reflections for Patrolman Harris Bruce McInnes

Never forgotten by the Men and women of the Boston Police Dept

P.O. Robert Anthony Historian
Boston Police Dept

July 3, 2021

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)

July 3, 2020

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

I am the granddaughter of Patrolman Harris B. McInnis. I was named for him and never appreciated my mother honoring me with my middle name Bruce, as I took a lot of kidding about it. The stories we herd about our wonderful grandfather over the years have never left his only six grandchildren. We all will honor him always. Linda Bruce Forrester MacKean

Linda Bruce Forrester MacKean

July 24, 2013

A hero whose family never received the benefits of todays police officers should at least get the gratitude of the people.

Paul Johnson
Friend of the Forrester Family.

July 23, 2013

Harris B. McInnis was my Grandfather. I never met him as my mother was only 12 when he was murdered.
I dreamed of one day being a Police Officer, but it wasn't ment to be and I went in a different direcction. His sacrifice to the City of Boston, the State of Massachusetts and the United States of America, I will always carry with me and never forget.
God Bless You Grampa Harris. Someday we will all meet in heaven

Roderick S. Forrester Jr.

June 24, 2013

Phyllis Loya - I'm so sorry for the loss of your son. My husband is Officer Harris McInnis' grandson. His mother (an only child) spoke often about her father and about the day he died and the trial that followed. Yes - his memory lives on with his many grandchildren and great grandchildren. We are working towards having a memorial on Main Street Charlestown where it took place so he will always be remembered. May all the heroes Rest in Peace.

Mary Forrester

June 3, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 85th anniversary year of your death. 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

Phylllis Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

December 27, 2012

Ptl. McInnes, it's been many years since you were brutally murdered, yet you have not been forgotten. It's gratifying that one of your killers did not make it to trial. I can only hope the other spent the rest of his life in jail. You have not been forgotten. Thank you for your service to the people of Boston and the Commonwealth as a whole.

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

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

June 10, 2010

Patrolman McInnes,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Boston.



July 3, 2007


July 3, 2005

Patrolman McInnes,

Never forgotten my brother....Rest in Peace.


August 12, 2004

Rest in peace blue angel.

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