The Boston Police Division Remembers the Service and Sacrifice of Patrolman John T. Lynch 112 Years In the past At present —

At present the Officers of the Boston Police Division keep in mind Patrolman John T. Lynch Who was killed within the line of obligation 112 years in the past right now.

EOW: Thursday, January 16, 1908

Patrolman Lynch was shot and killed as he and one other officer had been in search of three males who had simply robbed a retailer at 364 Washington Road, operating off with a number of sweaters. After Patrolman Lynch and the opposite officer break up up he discovered one of many suspects and was shot by him as he grabbed him. The opposite officer who heard the shot ran again to seek out Patrolman Lynch holding on to the suspect. Patrolman Lynch died minutes later.

The suspect was convicted of first diploma homicide and sentenced to life June 9, 1908. He was paroled December 24, 1942.

Patrolman Lynch is Buried at Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, MA His title is situated on the Nationwide Legislation Enforcement Memorial, Location Panel 24 West Line 15. His title can also be on the Hero Wall at Boston Police Headquarters and the Massachusetts State Legislation enforcement Memorial Positioned on the State Home in Boston.

A Hero signal has been positioned on District 1 at Summer season and Kingston Streets.