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Police Officer William A. Bell | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

William A. Bell

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Saturday, January 2, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 23 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 1932

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Officer William Bell was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect.

The suspect escaped from the scene but turned himself in 2 days later. He was sentenced to death and executed on April 8, 1932.

Officer Bell had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 23 years.

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Just a quick note to let you and your family know that you have not been forgotten by your brothers and sisters of the BPD, God Bless and Rest in Peace.

Det. Ret. Kenny Driscoll
www.BaltimoreCityPoliceHistory.com
January 2, 2013

 

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