Police Officer Robert M. Rigdon

Police Officer Robert M. Rigdon

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, November 8, 1858

Robert M. Rigdon

Officer Rigdon was shot and killed by an assassin at his home. The killing was retaliation for testifying against a suspect who had killed Police Officer Benjamin Benton one month earlier.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed on April 7, 1859

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Officer Rigdon,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore.


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November 8, 2018

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