Officer John A. Conrad

Officer John A. Conrad

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Tuesday, May 21, 1918

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John A. Conrad

Officer John Conrad and Deputy Sheriff Lawrence McParlin, of the Charles County Sheriff's Office, Maryland, were shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a suspect at 76 I Street, NW.

After shooting the two officers, the subject fled to 1500 Carrollburg Place, SW, where Lieutenant David Dunigan confronted him. During the ensuing shootout Lieutenant Dunigan was also fatally wounded. The subject was injured but survived.

The suspect escaped but was recaptured and hanged on January 22, 1925, after claiming 12 murders, including a Chicago Patrolman.

Officer Conrad had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 13 years and was assigned to the 5th precinct. He was survived by his father and sister.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

warrant service

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Rest in peace john

Carson loveless

January 31, 2024

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