Police Officer Roland W. Morgan

Police Officer Roland W. Morgan

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, January 6, 1951

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Roland W. Morgan

Police Officer Roland Morgan was struck and killed by a hit and run driver at the intersection of Roland Avenue and Upland Road. He was struck by the vehicle as he exited his patrol car to use a call box. The suspect was arrested at a nightclub several hours later.

The 29-year-old suspect was charged and later convicted of drunk driving, reckless driving, hit-and-run, and manslaughter. He served four months of a two year sentence.

Officer Morgan had served with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

hit and run

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Officer Morgan,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 6, 2021

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