Police Officer Charles J. Donohue

Police Officer Charles J. Donohue

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, May 20, 1902

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Charles J. Donohue

Officer Charles Donohue was shot and killed with his service revolver after being disarmed while effecting an arrest.

The suspect was later convicted of murder and was executed on September 19, 1902.

Officer Donohue had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, May 19, 1902
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1902

arrest attempt

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Officer Donohue,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore.


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