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Sergeant Joseph Kelly Brown, Sr. | Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

Sergeant

Joseph Kelly Brown, Sr.

Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Saturday, February 19, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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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.

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