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Police Officer Edward S. Sherman | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Edward S. Sherman

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Saturday, September 13, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 3085

Military veteran

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 9/13/1975

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Officer Edward Sherman died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning while sitting in his patrol car in the parking lot of Edgewood Elementary School. Two other officers located the vehicle and found Officer Sherman unconscious. An examination of the vehicle determined that a piece of rubber molding was missing from the engine that caused the carbon monoxide to reach lethal doses, combined with the fact that all of the vehicle's windows were rolled up.

Officer Sherman had been with the Baltimore Police Department for 6 years and was assigned to the Southwestern District. He had previously served with the military for three years in West Germany, and is survived by his wife and two sons.

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God bless You gave your life to save the lives of many others, in a time when Blackpanthers were ambushing your brothers, you did a wise ting in backing into a parking space, you equipment failed you, but that failure was found and corrected before anyone else could become ill, or be killed, you are a hero. God Bless you brother.

Your Brother in the BPD
Detective Retired Kenny Driscoll

Detective Retired Kenny Driscoll
Baltimore City Police
September 12, 2013

 

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