Police Officer John A. Stapf

Police Officer John A. Stapf

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Friday, November 2, 1934

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John A. Stapf

Officer Stapf was struck and killed by a trolley car on North Avenue underneath the Western Maryland Railroad bridge. He was attempting to cross the street and walked passed one stopped trolley car and into the path of an oncoming trolley.

Officer Stapf had been with the Baltimore Police Department for 33.5 years and was assigned to the Northwestern District.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 33 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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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)

November 2, 2020

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