Police Officer Robert Alexander

Police Officer Robert Alexander

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, September 20, 1986

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Robert Alexander

Police Officer Robert Alexander was struck by a vehicle and killed while investigating an accident at the intersection of Frederick Avenue and Boswell Road.

He had positioned his vehicle in a safe manner with his lights activated to alert oncoming traffic. While speaking with the persons involved with the accident, a vehicle operated by a drunk driver swerved around the corner. Officer Alexander was able to push the two citizens out of the way of the vehicle before being struck, saving their lives, but the vehicle flipped over and pinned Officer Alexander beneath it.

Rescue services were on the scene within minutes because Officer Alexander had called them for the initial accident, however, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Officer Alexander had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for one year. He is survived by one child.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene, Impaired Driver

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My dear friend Bobby, we were in the academy . I was so excited when I found out you , Fitz and Powell were coming to the SW district with me. You and I were bonded for life, backed each other up on every call, you were always so protective of your sister in blue. That night you left from backing me up to respond to that call. I can still hear your 1023. I think of you always and miss you even more. Continue to rest my forever friend and brother. ( former) Officer C. Childs.

Officer Cynthia Childs
Balto PD

April 1, 2021

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