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Captain Josiah D. Baxter | Plymouth Police Department, Massachusetts Plymouth Police Department, Massachusetts

Captain

Josiah D. Baxter

Plymouth Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, May 3, 1875

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 57

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Captain Baxter was shot and killed while trying to arrest a domestic abuser. The suspect was captured a short time later.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Captain Baxter was survived by his wife.

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And now it is 141 years. God Bless.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
May 3, 2016

 

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