Officer Daniel C. Bier

Officer Daniel C. Bier

Cambridge Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, May 3, 1953

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Daniel C. Bier

Officer Daniel Bier was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call at 4:30 pm. He was shot in the chest with a .45 caliber handgun as he entered the home. The suspect fled the scene but was apprehended by members of the Maryland State Police.

The suspect was initially convicted of first degree murder, however, was convicted of a lesser charge of a second degree murder during a second trial. He was released after serving only 5 years.

Officer Bier had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Released after 5 years

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