Officer John W. Jeffrey

Officer John W. Jeffrey

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, September 1, 1921

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John W. Jeffrey

Officer John Jeffrey was killed in a motorcycle crash on Washington Boulevard, at Brickyard Hill, two miles south of Laurel.

It is believed that his motorcycle struck a rock in the roadway, causing him to lose control and crash into a culvert at approximately 11:00 am. A passing Marine found him in the culvert and rushed him to Casualty Hospital, in Washington, DC, where he succumbed to his injuries at 2:40 pm.

Officer Jeffrey had only been with the agency for two months. His assigned patrol area included Baltimore County and Howard County


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Jeffrey,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Maryland.


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September 1, 2021

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