BPD Remembers: Right now, the women and men of the Boston Police Division bear in mind the service and sacrifice of Boston Police Officer James G. McCann, Jr. who died within the line of responsibility 83 years in the past on Wednesday June 16, 1937.
Officer McCann had simply completed working his evening shift in District D-14 (Brighton) when he suffered a deadly coronary heart assault on the age of 36. He was survived by his spouse and two kids.
Officer McCann was laid to relaxation on the Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford, Massachusetts. His identify is situated on the Roll of Honor at Schroeder Plaza in addition to the Massachusetts Regulation Enforcement Memorial on the grounds of the State Home in Downtown Boston.
A Hero Signal has been positioned in his honor in entrance of the District D-14 (Brighton) police station situated at 301 Washington Avenue in Brighton.