Police Officer Fred Ruhl Unger

Police Officer Fred Ruhl Unger

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, January 13, 1947

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Fred Ruhl Unger

Officer Unger was shot and killed by a suspect near the intersection of Park Avenue and Preston Street who was wanted for stealing money from two cabs. The suspect was shot to death by other policemen.

Officer Unger had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 1434

Incident Details

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


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Officer Unger,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 13, 2022

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