Memorial held for fallen Plymouth police officer

Police officers from across the state gathered today to pay their respects to fallen Officer Gregg Maloney, who was killed in a motorcycle accident last week.

The Massachusetts State Police Twitter account described the gathered group of policemen and women as a “sea of blue” as a large group gathered to march to the memorial service.

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Maloney, 43, sustained serious injuries when his motorcycle crashed on Samoset Street in Plymouth. He was married with two teenage boys and had been with the Plymouth Police Department for 17 years. He had served with the motorcycle unit since 2009.