Corporal Gregory A. May

Corporal Gregory A. May

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, January 19, 1986

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Gregory A. May

Corporal May and Trooper Carey Poetzman were killed in a helicopter accident while responding to a medical transport request.

The officers had been dispatched from the Frederick Airport, in Frederick County, to Carroll County, for a gunshot victim. Their helicopter encountered Instrument Meteorological Conditions and crashed in a heavily wooded area of Leakin Park, located in Baltimore City, Maryland. The crash caused the Maryland State Police to look for a more powerful and safer aircraft.

Corporal May was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 19, 2019

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