BPD Remembers: On This Day 79 Years Ago, Officer Patrick Gannon Died in the Line-of-Duty


The Boston Police Department remembers Patrolman Patrick C. Gannon who died in the line of duty 79 years ago today.

End of Watch: April 2, 1940

Patrolman Gannon was 46 years of age and served the Boston Police Department for 22 years.

Patrick Gannon’s name is located on the Boston Police Memorial at Headquarters and the State Memorial at the State House.

On this day we remember a HERO!