BPD Remembers: The men and women of the Boston Police Department remember the service and sacrifice of Officer James T. Malloy who was struck and killed in the line of duty on this day, June 4, 1934, while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle in Charlestown.
The 35-year-old Malloy was a 7-year veteran of the department at the time of his death. He was survived by his wife and two children.
Officer Malloy was laid to rest at the Calvary Cemetery in Waltham and his name is located on the National Law Enforcement Memorial as well as the Wall of Honor at BPD Headquarters and the Law Enforcement Memorial located on the grounds of the Massachusetts State House in Downtown Boston.
Additionally, a Hero Sign is posted in honor and memory of Officer Malloy at the corner of Bunker Hill and Hunter Streets in Charlestown.