BPD Remembers: 83 years ago today, on September 23, 1938, Patrolman Paul J. Murnane was killed in the line of duty when he suffered a fatal heart attack while chasing two robbery suspects.

Patrolman Murnane was 47-years-old at the time of his death and he left behind a grieving wife and four children.

Patrolman Murnane was laid to rest at New Calvary Cemetery in Mattapan and his name is located on the National Law Enforcement Memorial on Panel 60, West Line 1.