Decorated active-duty Massachusetts police officer passes away



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A Massachusetts police department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

PD has announced the recent passing of active-duty Boston Police Officer Bernard Doyle, on Friday.

Officer Doyle was a second generation Officer, appointed to the Boston Police Department on November 30, 1987 as a Boston Police Cadet. He served as a Cadet until his appointment to the Police Academy as a Recruit on September 8, 1993. After graduating from the Police Academy, he served as a Probationary Officer assigned to District B-3, serving the Mattapan and Dorchester communities and remained assigned to District B-3 as a Permanent Police Officer for eight years. In 2002 Officer Doyle was assigned to District E-18, serving the Hyde Park and Roslindale communities.

Officer Doyle received numerous commendations for his dedicated service during his career. The commendations were both internal and external, including two as a Police Cadet, one for assisting with the arrest of a bank robbery suspect, being commended by the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force and another as a Police Officer apprehending violent wanted suspects. All commented on his professionalism and dedication to duty.

According to the Department, Officer Doyle was highly regarded by those he worked with, his supervisors and all who knew him, both within the Department and by those he served.

A cause of death was not released.

1 Comment

  1. Tom

    May 28, 2024 at 7:48 pm

    Rest in Peqce

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