Police Officer William J. Baumer

Police Officer William J. Baumer

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Wednesday, January 25, 1967

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William J. Baumer

Police Officer William Baumer suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a suspect he was attempting to arrest in a deli at the corner of Orleans Street and Patterson Park Avenue.

Officer Baumer had served with the Baltimore Police Department for 20 years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

arrest, struggle

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Officer Baumer,
On today, the 53rd 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 25, 2020

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