Officer Joseph E. Kuhn

Officer Joseph E. Kuhn

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, April 8, 1934

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Joseph E. Kuhn

Officer Joseph Kuhn was killed in a motorcycle crash on the Salisbury-Easton Highway while on patrol near Mardela Springs, Maryland.

The sidecar on his motorcycle struck the rear of a horsecart without taillights. He was thrown from the vehicle and sustained fatal injuries.

Officer Kuhn had served with the Maryland State Police for just under two years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motor officer, motorcycle crash, routine driving

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Officer Kuhn,
On today, the 90th 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.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 8, 2024

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