Trooper First Class Shaft Sidney Hunter

Trooper First Class Shaft Sidney Hunter

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, May 21, 2011

Shaft Sidney Hunter

Trooper Shaft Hunter was killed when his patrol car collided with the back of a tractor trailer that was parked on the shoulder of I-95, near the entrance to the Jessup rest area in Howard County, at approximately 2:40 am. It is believed that he was pursuing a speeding motorcycle when the collision occurred.

Trooper Hunter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Maryland State Police for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 1004
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender Not available

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On October 14, 2017 I had the privilege of riding in rememberance of Trooper Hunter during the Conroe Texas Hero Ride. It was an honor riding for this fallen hero.

David Jeffery
Woodlands Cycling Club

October 17, 2017

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