Sergeant Mark Frank Parry

Sergeant Mark Frank Parry

Baltimore County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, January 21, 2002

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Mark Frank Parry

Sergeant Mark Parry succumbed to injuries received 25 days earlier when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver on East Joppa Road near Pleasant Plains Road.

Sergeant Parry was a member of the detective unit and had offered to fill in for another supervisor in the patrol unit at the time.

The 41-year-old suspect fled the scene after the incident but was later apprehended and charged with several counts. Sergeant Parry received severe head and body injuries and remained in the hospital until succumbing to those injuries.

Sergeant Parry had served with the Baltimore County Police Department for 16 years and had previously served with the United States Army for two years and the Army Reserves for six years. He is survived by his wife, three children, sister, and brother.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 2921
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 27, 2001
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 14 years in prison

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