Police Officer William A. Bell

Police Officer William A. Bell

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, January 2, 1932

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William A. Bell

Officer William Bell was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect.

The suspect escaped from the scene but turned himself in 2 days later. He was sentenced to death and executed on April 8, 1932.

Officer Bell had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 23 years.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1932

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Rest in peace Officer Bell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 25, 2021

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