Lieutenant Michael Patrick Howe

Lieutenant Michael Patrick Howe

Baltimore County Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, August 11, 2008

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Michael Patrick Howe

Lieutenant Michael Howe suffered a fatal stroke shortly after clearing from the scene of a barricade incident involving a murder-suicide in the 4200 block of Mary Ridge Drive, in Randallstown. He was commanding the on-scene tactical unit when it was learned the suspect committed suicide.

Shortly after debriefing the team, Lieutenant Howe returned home where he collapsed and passed away.

Lieutenant Howe had served with the Baltimore County Police Department for 30 years. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

barricade, homicide investigation

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I cannot believe Michael has been gone since 2008. It’s still a heart wrenching loss of a Top-Notch man, husband & father, and police officer. I am certain he is using his best stand-up routines to entertain every one in Heaven.

Sandi Bittinger
Civilian Co-worker & friend

January 29, 2024

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