Special Officer John D. Earle

Special Officer John D. Earle

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, October 5, 1920

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John D. Earle

Special Officer John Earle died after being struck by a round that was accidentally discharged from his revolver.

He was searching the railroad yards in Howland, Ohio, with another detective when the incident occurred.

Officer Earle was survived by his mother and three siblings.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Location Ohio

trespasser, accidental discharge

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