BPD Remembers: On Sunday, July 3, 1927, Boston Police Officer Harris B. McInnes was shot and killed while pursuing two suspects after a robbery on Main Street in the area of Charles Street in Charlestown. Officer McInnes was 36-years-old at the time of his death and had served with the Boston Police Department for seven and half years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.
Officer McInnes is buried at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Mattapan. His name is located on the National Law Enforcement Memorial as well as the Hero Wall at Boston Police Headquarters and the Police Memorial at the Massachusetts State House in Downtown Boston.
A Hero Sign has been placed in his honor on Main Street near Austin Street in Charlestown.