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Night Policeman Jesse Baker | North Baltimore Police Department, Ohio North Baltimore Police Department, Ohio

Night Policeman

Jesse Baker

North Baltimore Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, June 19, 1896

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 1 month, 2 weeks

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Night Policeman Jesse Baker was shot and killed when he interrupted three burglary suspects who were attempting to break into the local post office. The suspects immediately opened fire and killed him.

Policeman Baker's bulldog, who went on patrol with him, immediately attacked and seriously injured one of the suspects. However, all three men fled the scene but were eventually apprehended.

All three suspects were found guilty of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison. One was pardoned by Governor Harmon on December 24, 1909.

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In memory of night patrolman Jesse Baker and his canine companion. Jesse was my great-grandfather Christian Baker's brother. Gone but not forgotten. Thank you for your service!

Mary Gillett
October 29, 2015


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