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Woburn Police Honor Fallen Officers

Permanent memorial dedicated at police station Tuesday.

 

On the second anniversary of Officer Jack Maguire's death, the Woburn Police dedicated a permanent memorial to fallen officers.

The memorial, a black granite obelisk, will bear the names of Woburn Police officers who have given the "ultimate sacrifice" in the line of duty, said Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin during Tuesday's ceremony.

Watch the complete ceremony by clicking on the video to the right of this text.

The obelisk features the officers' names and the date of their "last call to duty."

Chuck Maguire, the brother of Jack, said briefly before the ceremony Tuesday: "Wish we didn't need this [memorial]."

Honored on the memorial are:

  • Officer Edward Tedesco, 1990
  • Officer Jack Gibbons, 1999
  • Officer Jack Maguire, 2010

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