Sergeant Joseph F. Carroll

Sergeant Joseph F. Carroll

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, November 19, 1928

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Joseph F. Carroll

Sergeant Joseph Carroll was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect wanted for wounding a New York City police officer outside the police headquarters.

Two other Baltimore officers and the suspect were also wounded during the arrest attempt. The suspect died of his wounds two days later.

Sergeant Carroll had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 517

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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Sgt. Carroll, You are not forgotten by the men and women of Massachusetts law enforcement. RIP

Mike Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

August 12, 2023

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