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Sergeant William Jourdan | Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland


William Jourdan

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 14, 1857

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Jourdan was shot and killed during violence on the day of the first city council election. A man had walked by a group of men standing at a polling place and fired a shot at them. The group of men chased the man through a store but he man escaped so the men returned to the polling place. During the commotion several officers came to the scene and several minutes later shots were fired at the corner of High Street and French Street and Sergeant Jourdan was struck.

Sergeant Jourdan was assigned to the Middle District.

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May you rest in peace sir you are not forgotten after all these years and I hope you aren't the arms of our loving father and his forsaking son and you're watching over us today I know your family so proud of you ROP sir

Civilian Tracy Fisher
October 14, 2017


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