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Police Clerk Thomas J. Dillon | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Clerk

Thomas J. Dillon

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Monday, July 12, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/28/1926

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Shot and killed

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Clerk Dillon and Officer Webster Schumann were shot and killed when they responded to reports of a former mental patient who had shot a men in the neck. When the officers arrived at the scene the man began shooting indiscriminately, wounding four citizens and five officers. Officer Schumann was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Schumann died the following day. Clerk Dillon, who's spinal column had been severed, died two weeks later.

Clerk Dillon was survived by his wife.

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Police Officer Webster E. Schumann
Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 29, 1926
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
July 12, 2010

 

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