Patrolman James E. Shoemaker

Patrolman James E. Shoemaker

Montgomery County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, February 4, 1938

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James E. Shoemaker

Patrolman James Shoemaker suffered a fatal heart attack when he was kicked during a struggle with a woman at a dance hall on Conduit Road, in Glen Echo.

He had attempted to eject the woman from a beer hall when she became combative. The woman was charged with manslaughter.

Patrolman Shoemaker had been with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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