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Woburn Honors Officer Maguire Two Years After Death

A permanent memorial was dedicated at the Woburn Police Department Tuesday, two years after Wilmington resident and Woburn officer Jack Maguire was killed in action.

On the second anniversary of Wilmington resident and Woburn Police Officer Jack Maguire's death, 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," including Maguire

Chuck Maguire, the brother of Jack, said briefly before the ceremony Tuesday: "I 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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