Patrolman Michael J. Baldwin

Patrolman Michael J. Baldwin

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 11, 1911

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Michael J. Baldwin

Patrolman Baldwin was shot and killed by a man he had arrested for burglary near the intersection of 19th Street and Cedar Street. He was taking the suspect to the house which had been robbed in an effort to establish his identity when the suspect suddenly produced a gun and shot him. Another officer with them shot and killed the suspect.

Patrolman Baldwin served with the Louisville Police Department for 12 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Baldwin,
On today, the 101st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


U.S. Border Patrol

August 11, 2012

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