Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Sergeant Joseph Brown was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect who had a warrant out for his arrest.
Sergeant Brown, along with another uniformed officer and a detective, was attempting to serve an indecent exposure warrant on a young man at an apartment at 2211 University Boulevard, in Adelphi.
The wanted man's father fired a pistol from the doorway, killing Sergeant Brown and wounding the two others. The man fled but was later arrested.
Sergeant Brown had served with the Prince George's County Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and son.