Police Officer John J. Lanahan

Police Officer John J. Lanahan

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, July 3, 1919

John J. Lanahan

Officer Lanahan was shot and killed by a prisoner he was searching at the Central Station Jail. The suspect had been arrested for larceny and taken by officers to the Central Station. Officer Lanahan, a jail officer, was searching the suspect when the suspect drew a gun and shot and killed Officer Lanahan.

Officer Lanahan had served with the agency for 18 years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

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