Police Officer Webster E. Schumann

Police Officer Webster E. Schumann

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, June 29, 1926

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Webster E. Schumann

Officer Webster Schumann and Clerk Thomas Dillon were shot and killed when they responded to reports of a former mental patient who had shot a men in the neck. When the officers arrived at the scene the man began shooting indiscriminately, wounding four citizens and five officers. Officer Schumann was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Schumann died the following day. Clerk Dillon, who's spinal column had been severed, died two weeks later.

Officer Schumann had been with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 849

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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

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July 4, 2015

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