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Honoring Chief Pelletier, killed in the line of duty; 6/10/1926

Today we honor Chief of Police Joseph A Pelletier, End of Watch; 6/10/1926.

Chief Joseph Pelletier was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a call.  An oncoming vehicle struck his motorcycle, causing him to be thrown to the ground. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Chief Pelletier, a WWI U.S. military veteran, had served with our agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and child.