Massachusetts State Police ● Line of Duty Death: March 16, 2016

Massachusetts State Trooper Thomas Clardy was killed in the line of duty on March 16, 2016, when he was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop.

Clardy, 44, began his career as a Massachusetts State Trooper at the academy in 2004, graduating in 2005. He was stationed at the Charlton barracks; before that he was stationed at the Sturbridge and Brookfield barracks.

He was a member of the Community Action Team (C.A.T.) out of C-Troop. He served his country as a member of the US Army for two years and transferred to the US Marine Corp, serving 11 years.

Clardy is survived by his wife, Reisa, and his six children.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation has paid off the mortgage on the Clardy family’s home as part of its 2021 Season of Hope initiative.