Trooper First Class Arthur W. Plummer, Jr.

Trooper First Class Arthur W. Plummer, Jr.

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, April 9, 1961

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Arthur W. Plummer, Jr.

Trooper Plummer was killed in an airplane accident after taking off from Assateague Island, Virginia. He had just located an individual authorities were searching for and crashed onto the beach after takeoff.

Trooper Plummer had been with the agency for almost 15 years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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One of my boyhood hero's that influenced my decision to be a State Police officer. He understood boys and thankfully found ways to make his point about obeying the law without arrest and court action. I tried to make some of my later law enforcement with the same discretion.
Semper Fi/Sola Deo Gloria
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