Police Officer Thomas Marshall Baldwin

Police Officer Thomas Marshall Baldwin

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, October 6, 1873

Add to My Heroes

Thomas Marshall Baldwin

Police Officer Thomas Baldwin succumbed to injuries sustained on July 27th, 1873, when he was assaulted by a subject he had arrested for stoning a house at the intersection of Front Street and Hillen Street.

He was walking to the prisoner to the Middle Police Station when he was attacked and severely injured. He was confined to his home for several months before returning to work. He was able to work for one month, but his condition again deteriorated, and he died on October 6th, 1873.

It is not known if the man who attacked him was ever tried.

Officer Baldwin had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 27, 1873
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Unknown

arrest, vandalism

Most Recent Reflection

View all 3 Reflections

Officer Baldwin,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore.


United States Border Patrol

October 6, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.