Police Officer Timothy B. Ridenour

Police Officer Timothy B. Ridenour

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, October 27, 1975

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Timothy B. Ridenour

Police Officer Timothy Ridenour was shot and killed with his own weapon while attempting to arrest a nude, mentally ill suspect at an apartment complex in the 4400 block of Old Frederick Road.

The man was attempting to reload the gun when he was shot and killed by other officers.

Officer Ridenour had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for only eight months. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge 3074

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

disorderly, EDP

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 39th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2014

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