Remember Sean Collier
Late-night Thursday, April 18, 2013, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was tragically shot and killed while defending our campus community. Our hearts are heavy as we reflect on the promising 26-year-old’s bravery, kindness, and service, and mourn with his family and friends.

In tribute to Officer Collier, the Institute has created the Sean A. Collier Memorial Fund. Gifts to this fund will be used to establish a Collier Medal—to be awarded to individuals who demonstrate the values and character of Officer Collier—as well as other causes.

In just 15 months at MIT, Officer Sean Collier made a big impression on the MIT community. This article recalls that
‘He loved us, and we loved him.’ 

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about Officer Collier.