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Police Officer William D. Albers | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

William D. Albers

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Sunday, August 19, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Albers was shot and killed in the emergency room of Johns Hopkins Hospital by a mental patient who overpowered him and gained control of his service weapon.

As the two struggled for the revolver Officer Albers was shot five times. Officer Albers managed to regain control of his weapon and fired the last round into the suspect's chest killing him instantly.

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Bill I still remember that day as if it were today. We all from the old Western District remember you well. RIP Brother.

Sgt William Phelps
Baltimore City Police
May 9, 2014

 

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