Police Officer Frank L. Latham

Police Officer Frank L. Latham

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, March 2, 1924

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Frank L. Latham

Police Officer Frank Latham was shot and killed while responding to a domestic assault call.

The suspect was later arrested and sentenced to life in prison. In 1932 his sentence was commuted to 11 years. He was denied parole in 1937 and was still in prison in 1944.

Officer Latham had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for 1-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life in prison

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Officer Latham,
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 Baltimore.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 2, 2024

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