Detective Troy Lamont Chesley, Sr.

Detective Troy Lamont Chesley, Sr.

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, January 9, 2007

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Troy Lamont Chesley, Sr.

Detective Troy Chesley was shot and killed in the 4500 block of Fairfax Road when he took police action as a suspect attempted to rob him shortly after he got off duty.

Despite being mortally wounded, Detective Chesley was able to return fire. One robber was arrested later in the day and charged in connection with Detective Chesley's murder. He was subsequently sentenced to life without parole.

Detective Chesley had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 13 years and was assigned to the Public Housing Unit. He was a widower and is survived by his three daughters, two sons, parents, and brother.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 874

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

off duty, robbery

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Troy!!!!! I still laugh when I take 83N to 695. I always think of you around this time of year. 2006 3 days before Christmas. It was meant for me to stay at work to see you face to face , because the next time would in January on the news, after a phone call from my mother yelling.! And yes my mother and aunt are still smoking their Newports! Continue to rest.


December 1, 2023

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