Police Chief Michael Patrick Maloney

Police Chief Michael Patrick Maloney
Greenland NH Police Department
EOW:  April 12, 2012
Tour of Duty:  26 years

Police Chief Michael Maloney was shot and killed while serving a drug-related search warrant with members of the Greenland Police Department and the Attorney General’s Drug Task Force shortly after 6:00 p.m. A subject in the home opened fire with a handgun, killing Chief Maloney and wounding four other officers.

The subject barricaded in the house following the shooting. He and a female were found dead several hours later after a SWAT team forced entry into the home.

Chief Maloney was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in law enforcement for 26 years. He was eight days away from retirement. He is survived by his wife, two grown children, and grandson, his parents, and siblings.