The community of Stoughton is in mourning following the unexpected passing of a veteran police officer over the weekend. His death occurred on Saturday.
According to the Chief of Police for the town of Stoughton, Donna McNamara, Christopher A. Davis, 42, passed away while he was off duty after being discovered unresponsive in his Brockton home at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Saturday.
Davis, who had been a force member for 17 years, was transported to the Good Samaritan Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
McNamara stated that “Officer Davis will be deeply missed for his generosity, bravery, dedication, and loyalty to his family, friends, the men and women of the Stoughton Police Department, and the Stoughton community.”
During this trying time, we ask that you keep his family, friends, and the members of the Stoughton Police Department in your thoughts and prayers. ” The department put Davis’ motorcycle outside police headquarters and hung black and blue bunting over it.
Our thoughts and prayers are with @StoughtonPD and the family of Officer Christopher A. Davis during this difficult time. RIP 🖤💙https://t.co/KZT3yD5Vf0 pic.twitter.com/0TBqVtWT0w
— MALatinoPolice. (@MALatinoPolice) January 1, 2023
During his tenure with the police, Davis held the positions of member of the Special Operations Unit of the Stoughton Police Department, instructor of defensive tactics, and licensed arson investigator. He has received many commendations from the department, one of which being the Distinguished Service Award in the year 2012.
Davis is survived by his daughter, fiancé, mother, brother, niece, and grandchildren. He also leaves behind his mother.
The details of the arrangements have not been disclosed as of yet.