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- Sgt. Douglas A. Weddleton Awarded Honorary Bachelor's Degree Posthumously
Sgt. Douglas A. Weddleton Awarded Honorary Bachelor's Degree Posthumously
May 20, 2012
Douglas A. Weddleton received an Honorary Degree posthumously at Curry's Commencement ceremony in Milton, Massachusetts on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Douglas Weddleton was awarded an honorary Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree.
Douglas A. Weddleton, Sergeant, Massachusetts State Police, was struck and killed on June 18, 2010 in an accident involving two alleged drunk drivers while he was working a detail on I-95 in Mansfield, MA.
Sergeant Weddleton was a continuing education student at Curry College. At the time of his death, he was just six credits away from earning his Curry College degree, having completed 114 credits of the 120 required over a nine year period. His GPA was a 3.7.
Sergeant Weddleton was born in Arlington and became a lifelong resident of Brockton. He graduated from Brockton High School in 1976. Sergeant Weddleton had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 28 years, after becoming a State Trooper in 1983. He was stationed at the Foxboro Barracks at the time of his death, stationed there since 2008. Previously, he spent 15 years in Ballistics (1993-2008).
He is survived by his wife and four sons. His wife, Judith Weddleton, accepted his honorary bachelor's degree on his behalf.