BPD Remembers: The men and women of the Boston Police Department remember the service and sacrifice of Officer Stephen Harrigan who passed away 80 years ago today. Officer Harrigan died on Tuesday January 7, 2021, after being stricken with Pneumonia while working in rainy, winter weather.
Officer Harrigan was 39 years old at the time of his death, leaving behind a wife and child. He served the Department for 13 years and was laid to rest at Holyhood Cemetery in Brookline, MA.
His name has been placed on the Hero Wall at Boston Police Headquarters as well as the Law enforcement Memorial at the State House in Downtown Boston.