State Police: Honor and Remember Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier

End of Watch: September 2, 1994
Memorial notice for Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier - see larger version in story. (Courtesy of Mass. State Police)

From the Massachusetts State Police:

Please take a moment out of your day on September 2nd to honor and remember the sacrifice of Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier, E.O.W.: September 2, 1994.

During an early morning traffic stop on Route 3 in Kingston, Trooper Charbonnier was shot and killed during an exchange of gun fire with a parolee. A six-year veteran and 31-years-old, Trooper Charbonnier was a member of the 69th RTT (1988) assigned to Troop D. He leaves behind his wife.

Thank you to Trooper Tom Dolan, Motorcycle Unit, for providing this remembrance. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on