AN ACT RELATIVE TO THE ELIGIBLE LIST FOR POLICE SERVICE IN THE CITY OF BOSTON.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law, rule or
regulation to the contrary, John Ridge of the city of Boston, son of
William J. Ridge, a deceased police officer of said city, for the purpose
of placement on the eligible list for appointment for the position of police
officer in said city, shall be considered to be a son of a police officer, who
while in the performance of his duties and as a result of an assault on his
person, was killed or sustained injuries resulting in his death, as provided in
section 26 of chapter 31 of the General Laws provided that he passes the
required written and physical examination for entrance to police service.