The Massachusetts State Police community is in mourning following the unexpected death of Sergeant Gregory Furtado, a dedicated member of the State Police Association of Massachusetts and a valuable part of the Cape and Islands State Police Detective Unit. Sergeant Furtado, a distinguished member of the 79th Recruit Training Troop, passed away on December 1, 2023, leaving a void that will be deeply felt by his colleagues and loved ones.
As per information provided by the Boston Police Detectives Union-BPDBS, Sergeant Furtado was actively serving in the Cape & Islands State Police Detective Unit at the time of his passing. The specifics of funeral arrangements have not been disclosed at this time, and the Association pledges to share this information once it is confirmed.
Sergeant Furtado is remembered as a dedicated and respected member of the law enforcement community, with condolences pouring in from fellow troopers, friends, and family. The wife, children, and coworkers of Sergeant Furtado are in the thoughts and prayers of the entire community as they navigate the challenging process of grieving this devastating loss.
The Employee Assistance Unit has deployed troopers to offer support, urging any members struggling with the loss to reach out. The Association kindly requests that the privacy of Sergeant Furtado’s family and friends be respected during this difficult time.
Updates regarding funeral plans and additional information will be provided by the family in the coming days, and the Association commits to keeping the community informed as further details become available. Sergeant Gregory Furtado’s memory will undoubtedly live on in the hearts of those who had the privilege of working alongside him.