Police Officer Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor

Police Officer Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Forrest Edward "Dino" Taylor

Police Officer Dino Taylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash while responding to backup other officers on February 18th, 2012.

During the emergency response an SUV ran a red light and struck his patrol car, pushing it into a utility pole. Officer Taylor suffered severe injuries that required therapy and spinal fusion surgery. He had undergone the surgery on August 23rd, 2012, but experienced complications. He was transferred to a second hospital on August 28th, 2012, for additional therapy but passed away several hours after arriving.

Officer Taylor had served with the Baltimore Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 451

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 18, 2012

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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