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Police Officer Martin Joseph Greiner | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

Police Officer

Martin Joseph Greiner

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 10, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/30/1974

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Greiner was shot and mortally wounded as he investigated a complaint of a man discharging a firearm at the corner of Huntingdon Avenue and 27th Street.

As he stepped out of his cruiser the man shot him. Other officers arriving on the scene arrested the suspect. Officer Greiner and the suspect, who was injured during the arrest, were transported to Union Memorial Hospital where Officer Greiner slipped into a coma and died ten days later.

As he was being guarded by two officers the suspect grabbed one of the officer's service revolver and shot and seriously wounded him. The other officer returned fire seriously wounding the suspect.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05
December 10, 2011

 

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