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George E. Peesoe Memorial
Sterling Police Department
On September 19, 1919, Officer George E. Peesoe of the Sterling Police Department was shot and killed during the line of duty.  Officer Peesoe responded to a call to the Sterling Inn and was shot by a suspect while he was being hand-cuffed.  Below are some images from the Worcester Telegram printed on September 20 and 21, 1919, photos of the memorial and the holding cell.


From left to right: Officer Craig Pomeroy, Officer Brian Conley, Officer Erik Baldwin, Officer Peter Monaghan, Officer Scott Johnson, Corporal Michael Courtemanche.
Recent photograph of cell in old Sterling Police Station (1835 Town Hall) that held the suspects in Peesoe murder.

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