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Police Officer Edgar J. Rumpf | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Edgar J. Rumpf

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 15, 1978

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Age: 33

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fire

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Officer Rumpf was killed in a structure fire while attempting to rescue residents of an apartment building. He was on patrol when he observed smoke billowing from the building at 1401 hours. He arrived on the scene before any fire apparatus and began to evecuate residents. He saved two young children before re-entering the building. At 1405 hours Officer Rumpf made a distress call stating he was trapped on the third floor. Due to the flames firefighters were unable to rescue him before the floors and ceiling collapsed. His body was recovered the following day.
Officer Rumpf had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and two sons.

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Dear Friends, this Judy, Edgar's wife. I still miss him and am so touched by the reflections all of you have left. Thank you and God bless all of you. It has been a dream of my to have a "National Fallen Heroes Day " and I'm asking all of you to write to your congressman, senator and representative to request President Trump to declare the first Friday in May as "National Fallen Heroes Day". I feel if we have a" National Fallen Heroes Day we would have more public awareness and more appreciation for police and firefighters. Thank all of you for being there!

Judy (Rumpf) Aylor
May 1, 2017


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