Police Officer Arthur R. Cornthwaite

Police Officer Arthur R. Cornthwaite

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, February 16, 1936

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Arthur R. Cornthwaite

Police Officer Arthur Cornthwaite succumbed to head injuries sustained four days earlier when he slipped on ice and fell at the intersection of Caroline Street and Jefferson Street.

He was taken to the Sydenham Hospital where he remained until succumbing to complications of a skull fracture.

Officer Cornthwaite had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 15 months and had previously served with the Maryland House of Correction for several years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, father, brother, and sister.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 12, 1936

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 16, 2021

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