Police Officer George C. Sauer

Police Officer George C. Sauer

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, April 18, 1915

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George C. Sauer

Officer George Sauer was shot and killed during a shootout with two suspects.

The two men were both sentenced to 18 years in prison for Officer Sauer's murder. One of the men later escaped, but was recaptured in California. He was given an additional 2-year sentence for the escape.

Officer Sauer had served with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 18 years

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

April 18, 2021

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