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 Carroll was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect wanted for wounding a New York City police officer. 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 been with the agency for 20 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 517

Incident Details

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

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Joseph F. Carroll was my maternal grandmother's father, my great-grandfather. His death was legendary as I was growing up and now I'm able to sit in my home and read the newspaper articles from that day in 1928, the year before my mother was born.

John Cain in Phoenix, MD
Great-grandson of Joseph F. Carroll

March 21, 2019

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