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Police Officer John P. Burns | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

John P. Burns

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 7, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Burns was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.

Officer Burns had served with the agency for 10 years.

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My Dad, Robert L Hosier, who was a retired Baltimore City Police Officer passed away on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014. He was the son-in-law of Margaret Burns who was the widow of John P. Burns who also was a Baltimore City Officer who was killed in the line of duty on January 7, 1931. May God protect and care for them and their loved ones who have passed on.

Robyn Hofferbert
Daughter of Robert Hosier and Granddaughter of John Burns
May 11, 2014


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