Police Officer Martin Joseph Greiner

Police Officer Martin Joseph Greiner

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Tuesday, December 10, 1974

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Martin Joseph Greiner

Police Officer Martin Greiner was shot and mortally wounded as he investigated a complaint of a man discharging a firearm at the corner of Huntingdon Avenue and 27th Street.

As he stepped out of his cruiser the man shot him. Other officers arriving on the scene arrested the suspect. Officer Greiner and the suspect, who was injured during the arrest, were transported to Union Memorial Hospital where Officer Greiner slipped into a coma and died ten days later.

As he was being guarded by two officers the suspect grabbed one of the officer's service revolver and shot and seriously wounded him. The other officer returned fire seriously wounding the suspect.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 30, 1974
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

shots fired call

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 10, 2011

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