Our Heroes

The Maryland Chapter of COPS dedicates this page to the brave men and women who served unselfishly, and made the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens of the great state of Maryland.

Teresa L. TestermanCorrectional Officer11/29/2010Harford County Sheriff’s Department

Name Rank EOD Department
Jason Schneider Police Officer 8/28/2013 Baltimore County Police Department
Ian Loughran Sergeant 09/13/2012 Harford County Sheriff’s Department
Charles Licato Corporal 09/06/2012 Harford County Sheriff’s Department
Forrest Taylor Officer 08/29/2012 Baltimore City Police Department
Adrian A. Morris Officer 08/20/2012 Prince George County Police Department
William D. Talbert Officer 01/27/2012 Montgomery County Police Department
Shaft S. Hunter Trooper First Class 5/21/2011 Maryland State Police
William H. Torbit Jr. Police Officer 1/09/2011 Baltimore City Police Department
Thomas Portz, Jr. Police Officer 10/20/2010 Baltimore City Police Department
James Earl Fowler, III Police Officer 9/27/2010 Baltimore City Police Department
Wesley Brown Trooper First Class 6/11/2010 Maryland State Police
Hector Ayala Police Officer 4/04/2010 Montgomery County Police Department
Thomas P. Jensen Corporal 3/09/2010 Prince George’s County Police Department
Richard Bremer Police Officer 10/22/2008 Frederick City Police Department
Mickey C. Lippy Trooper First Class 9/28/2008 Maryland State Police
Stephen H. Bunker Pilot 9/28/2008 Maryland State Police
Michael P. Howe Lieutenant 8/11/2008 Baltimore County Police Department
Richard Findley Corporal 6/27/2008 Prince George’s County Police Department
Courtney Brooks Corporal 1/01/2008 Maryland Transportation Authority Police
Christopher Shane Nicholson Police Officer 12/19/2007 Smithsburg Police Department
Scott Wheeler Corporal 6/18/2007 Howard County Police Department
Brent Ogden Eric LaMere Detective 6/11/2007 Maryland National Capital Park Police
Luke Hoffman Officer 4/26/2007 Montgomery County Police Department
Troy Chesley, Sr. Detective 1/09/2007 Baltimore City Police Department
William H. Beebe Deputy First Class 11/28/2006 Harford County Sheriff’s Department
Robert T. Krauss Corporal 9/01/2006 Maryland Transportation Authority Police
David McGuinn Officer 7/25/2006 Maryland State Division of Correction
Anthony A. Byrd Police Officer 5/19/2006 Baltimore City Police Department
Russell Anthony Hamer Police Officer 2/04/2006 Baltimore County Police Department
Jeffery Alan Wroten Officer 1/27/2006 Maryland State Division of Correction
Grant F. Turner Officer 7/16/2005 Maryland Transportation Authority Police
Steven F. Gaughan Sergeant 6/21/2005 Prince George’s County Police Department
Duke G. Aaron, III Police Officer 7/20/2004 Maryland Transportation Authority Police
Brian D. Winder Officer 7/03/2004 Baltimore City Police Department
Anthony Jones Trooper First Class 5/09/2004 Maryland State Police
Anthony M. Walker Sergeant 11/15/2003 Prince George’s County Police Department
Joseph Aloysius Mattingly, Jr. Captain 9/13/2003 Montgomery County Police Department
Walter Taylor Lieutenant 4/17/2003 Baltimore City Police Department
Ernest J. Leatherbury, Sr. Chief 2/21/2003 Crisfield Police Department
Thomas G. Newman Detective 11/23/2002 Baltimore City Police Department
James V. Arnaud Deputy 8/29/2002 Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department
Elizabeth L. Magruder Deputy 8/29/2002 Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department
Crystal D. Sheffield Officer 8/22/2002 Baltimore City Police Department
Hakim A. Farthing Officer 8/10/2002 United States Park Police
Kristin Pataki Officer 5/04/2002 Maryland National Capital Park Police
Mark Frank Parry Sergeant 1/21/2002 Baltimore County Police Department
Michael J. Cowdery Officer 3/12/2001 Baltimore City Police Department
Michael S. Nickerson Officer 2/13/2001 Centreville Police Department
Jason C. Schwenz Deputy 2/13/2001 Queen Anne’s Sheriff’s Department
Kilonzo Musili Masembwa Officer 11/10/2000 Prince George’s County Police Department
Edward M. Toatley Corporal 10/30/2000 Maryland State Police
John W. Stem, Sr. Patrolman 10/19/2000 Baltimore County Police Department
Kevin Joseph McCarthy Police Officer 10/14/2000 Baltimore City Police Department
John David Platt Sergeant 10/14/2000 Baltimore City Police Department
Brian Keith Heller Deputy 6/14/2000 Worcester County Sheriff’s Office
Kevon Malik Gavin, Sr. Police Officer 4/21/2000 Baltimore City Police Department
Jamie Allen Roussey Police Officer 3/8/2000 Baltimore City Police Department
Bruce Allen Prothero Sergeant 2/7/2000 Baltimore County Police Department
Barry Winston Wood Flight Officer 11/4/1998 Baltimore City Police Department
Harold J. Carey Police Officer 10/30/1998 Baltimore City Police Department
Raymond G. Armstead, Jr. Trooper 3/25/1998 Maryland State Police
Owen E. Sweeney, Jr. Lieutenant 5/7/1997 Baltimore City Police Department
Timothy C. Minor Sergeant 2/12/1996 Charles County Sheriff’s Department
Joseph T. Lanzi, Sr. Trooper First Class 10/28/1995 Maryland State Police
Edward A. Plank, Jr. Trooper First Class 10/17/1995 Maryland State Police
John J. Novabilski Police Officer 4/26/1995 Prince George’s County Police Department
John L. Bagileo Sergeant 2/28/1994 Prince George’s County Police Department
James E. Walch Police Officer III 01/24/1994 Montgomery County Police Department
Mark Filer Police Officer III 08/24/1993 Montgomery County Police Department
Herman A. Jones, Sr. Police Officer 5/26/1993 Baltimore City Police Department
Roger P. Fleming Lieutenant 10/27/1992 Prince George’s County Police Department
Mark P. Groner Trooper First Class 10/1/1992 Maryland State Police
Ira Neil Weiner Police Officer 9/21/1992 Baltimore City Police Department
Ryan C. Johnson Police Officer 4/22/1992 Prince George’s County Police Department
Thomas “Jackie” Crouch Police Officer 10/31/1991 Maryland Toll Facilities Police
Joseph E. Stine, Jr. Sergeant 5/12/1990 Charles County Sheriff’s Department
Theodore D. Wolf Corporal 3/29/1990 Maryland State Police
Harry L. Kinikin, Jr. Corporal 1/13/1990 Prince George’s County Police Department
William J. Martin Police Officer 10/10/1989 Baltimore City Police Department
Mark K. Murphy Police Officer 9/1/1988 Prince George’s County Police Department
Francis L. Yates Sergeant 8/8/1988 Charles County Sheriff’s Department
Eric D. Monk Trooper First Class 4/9/1988 Maryland State Police
Larry E. Small Trooper 3/10/1987 Maryland State Police
John E. Sawa Trooper First Class 3/10/1987 Maryland State Police
Robert W. Zimmerman Patrolman 11/14/1986 Baltimore County Police Department
Robert F. Pyles, Sr. Police Officer 9/27/1986 Maryland Toll Facilities Police
Robert Alexander Police Officer 9/20/1986 Baltimore City Police Department
Richard T. Miller Police Officer 7/21/1986 Baltimore City Police Department
Carey S. Poetzman Trooper First Class 1/19/1986 Maryland State Police
Gregory A. May Corporal 1/19/1986 Maryland State Police
Vincent J. Adolfo Police Officer 11/18/1985 Baltimore City Police Department
Richard J. Lear Police Officer 10/8/1985 Baltimore City Police Department
Marcellus Ward Detective 12/3/1984 Baltimore City Police Department
Herman Lester Toulson, Jr. Officer 10/06/1984 Maryland State Division of Correction
Robert John King Private 6/18/1984 Hyattsville Police Department
Richard J. Beavers Police Officer 11/29/1983 Prince George’s County Police Department
Samuel L. Snyder Corporal 8/23/1983 Baltimore County Police Department
Carlton X. Fletcher Police Officer 6/12/1983 Prince George’s County Police Department
Allan D. Johnson Police Officer 12/8/1982 Prince George’s County Police Department
Raymond Hubbard Police Officer 2/8/1982 Prince George’s County Police Department
Gary L. Wade Trooper 1/30/1982 Maryland State Police
Ronald L. Tracey Police Officer 7/20/1981 Baltimore City Police Department
Philip Carl Metz Police Officer III 03/27/1981 Montgomery County Police Department
Antonio M. Kelsey Police Officer 2/2/1980 Prince George’s County Police Department
Paul Joseph Werner Officer 11/25/1979 Anne Arundel County Police Department
William D. Albers Police Officer 8/19/1979 Baltimore City Police Department
George J. Morris Chief of Police 8/14/1979 Brunswick Police Department
William P. Mills, Jr. Trooper First Class 6/8/1979 Maryland State Police
David G. Livengood Deputy Sheriff 1/18/1979 Garrett County Sheriff’s Department
Nelson F. Bell, Jr. Police Officer 10/27/1978 Baltimore City Police Department
Harry L. George Chief of Police 10/24/1978 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
Albert M. Claggett, IV Police Officer 6/26/1978 Prince George’s County Police Department
James B. Swart Police Officer 6/26/1978 Prince George’s County Police Department
Joseph Carr State Park Ranger 04/13/1978 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
Edgar J. Rumpf Police Officer 2/16/1978 Baltimore City Police Department
Gregg A. Presbury, Sr. Trooper 12/17/1977 Maryland State Police
Charles A. Huckeba Patrolman 7/6/1977 Baltimore County Police Department
Paul N. Mitchell Officer 2/5/1977 Anne Arundel County Police Department
Dennis L. Riley Deputy Sheriff 1/11/1977 Charles County Sheriff’s Department
Mark C. Featherstone Deputy Sheriff 4/22/1976 Calvert County Sheriff’s Department
James D. Halcomb Police Officer 4/16/1976 Baltimore City Police Department
John M. Frontczak Corporal 03/29/1976 Montgomery County Police Department
James E. Daly, Jr. Captain 03/28/1976 Montgomery County Police Department
Donald Ralph Kline Officer 12/12/1975 Hagerstown Police Department
Timothy B. Ridenour Police Officer 10/27/1975 Baltimore City Police Department
Edward S. Sherman Police Officer 9/13/1975 Baltimore City Police Department
Wallace J. Mowbray Sergeant 8/10/1975 Maryland State Police
Mart Hudson, Jr. Trooper 6/16/1975 Maryland State Police
Milton V. Purnell, Jr. Trooper 5/29/1975 Maryland State Police
Martin J. Greiner Police Officer 12/10/1974 Baltimore City Police Department
Milton Spell Police Officer 8/15/1974 Baltimore City Police Department
Frank W. Grunder, Jr. Sergeant 8/1/1974 Baltimore City Police Department
Oscar Leaverton Deputy Sheriff 6/29/1974 Kent County Sheriff’s Department
Frank W. Whitby, Jr. Police Officer 5/5/1974 Baltimore City Police Department
George N. Ramsburg Officer 2/22/1974 BWI Airport Police Department
William Patrick Conboy, Jr. Private 12/29/1973 Montgomery County Police Department
Calvin M. Rodwell Police Officer 9/22/1973 Baltimore City Police Department
Donald E. Parkerson, Jr. Trooper First Class 9/18/1973 Maryland State Police
Charles S. Rathell Trooper First Class 9/18/1973 Maryland State Police
Norman F. Buckman Police Officer 4/6/1973 Baltimore City Police Department
Carroll D. Garrison Police Officer 2/20/1973 Prince George’s County Police Department
Phillip L. Russ Trooper First Class 10/28/1972 Maryland State Police
Thomas A. Noyle Trooper First Class 10/28/1972 Maryland State Police
Lorenzo Arnest Gray Police Officer 7/26/1972 Baltimore City Police Department
Donald A. Robertson Detective Lieutenant 03/09/1972 Montgomery County Police Department
Oscar W. Lusby Sheriff 12/5/1971 Calvert County Sheriff’s Department
Martin Webb Lieutenant 8/3/1971 Baltimore City Police Department
Carl Peterson, Jr. Police Officer 6/12/1971 Baltimore City Police Department
Samuel S. Kidweler Police Officer 3/28/1971 Brunswick Police Department
Donald W. Sager Police Officer 4/24/1970 Baltimore City Police Department
Henry M. Mcikey Police Officer 3/24/1970 Baltimore City Police Department
George F. Heim Police Officer 1/15/1970 Baltimore City Police Department
Edward Kuznar Patrolman 12/9/1969 Baltimore County Police Department
William W. Gullett, Jr. Police Officer 2/16/1969 Prince George’s County Police Department
Samuel A. Graham Deputy 12/08/1968 Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office
A. L. Kelly Deputy 12/08/1968 Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office
William R. Clements Police Officer 11/30/1968 Seat Pleasant Police Department
Robert E. Yeszerski Police Officer 11/30/1968 Prince George’s County Police Department
Phillip L. Van Steinburg Patrolman 9/5/1968 Brunswick Police Department
John W. Leatherbury, Jr. Police Officer 3/21/1968 Prince George’s County Police Department
Richard F. Bosak Police Officer 4/18/1968 Baltimore City Police Department
John C. Williams Police Officer 8/21/1967 Baltimore City Police Department
Frederick K. Kontner Police Officer 2/10/1967 Baltimore City Police Department
William J. Baumer Police Officer 1/25/1967 Baltimore City Police Department
Clarence W. Johnson Sr. Deputy Sheriff 1/10/1967 Anne Arundle Sheriff’s Department
George T. Mullikin Officer 4/01/1966 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
Joseph K. Brown, Sr. Police Officer 2/19/1966 Prince George’s County Police Department
Robert Henry Kuhn Police Officer 7/22/1965 Baltimore City Police Department
William H. Jessie Detective Lieutenant 12/30/1964 Montgomery County Police Department
Jack Lee Cooper Sergeant 12/25/1964 Baltimore City Police Department
Teddy L. Bafford Police Officer 10/15/1964 Baltimore City Police Department
Walter Patrick Matthys Police Officer 9/11/1964 Baltimore City Police Department
Claude J. Profili Police Officer 2/6/1964 Baltimore City Police Department
Francis R. Stransky Police Officer 1/10/1964 Baltimore City Police Department
Charles W. Rider Officer 11/07/1963 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
Alfred W. Steinat Police Officer 5/2/1963 Prince George’s County Police Department
Edward J. Kowalewski Police Officer 7/2/1962 Baltimore City Police Department
Richard B. Seebo Police Officer 5/26/1962 Baltimore City Police Department
Henry Smith Jr. Police Officer 4/7/1962 Baltimore City Police Department
Randolph E. Brightwell Police Officer 5/29/1961 Howard County Police Department
Arthur W. Plummer, Jr. Trooper First Class 4/9/1961 Maryland State Police
Warren V. Eckert Police Officer 11/16/1960 Baltimore City Police Department
Richard H. Duvall Police Officer 1/11/1959 Baltimore City Police Department
Robert K. Nelson Police Officer 9/19/1958 Baltimore City Police Department
H. T. Stephens Police Officer 9/06/1958 Salisbury Police Department
Leonard N. Brown Lieutenant 7/7/1958 Maryland State Police
John F. Andrews Police Officer 10/9/1957 Baltimore City Police Department
William Schirver Inspector 10/01/1956 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
John R. Phelan Police Officer 9/29/1956 Baltimore City Police Department
James J. Purcell Police Officer 10/24/1955 Baltimore City Police Department
Walter D. Davis Police Officer 7/1/1954 Baltimore City Police Department
Aubrey L. Lowman Police Officer 4/19/1954 Baltimore City Police Department
Alfred P. Bobelis Sergeant 2/14/1954 Baltimore City Police Department
James L. Scholl Police Officer 8/1/1953 Baltimore City Police Department
Daniel C. Bier Patrolman 5/3/1953 Cambridge Police Department
Robert L. McAllister Private 11/23/1952 Montgomery County Police Department
David G. Bissett Private 09/30/1952 Montgomery County Police Department
Lynwood N. Newcomer Officer 6/3/1951 Hagerstown Police Department
Roland W. Morgan Police Officer 1/6/1951 Baltimore City Police Department
Lauren M. Ridge Trooper First Class 7/14/1950 Maryland State Police
Charles M. Hilbert Police Officer 8/4/1949 Baltimore City Police Department
James L. Joyce Police Officer 4/4/1949 Baltimore City Police Department
John W. Arnold Police Officer 12/30/1948 Baltimore City Police Department
Charles F. Caldwell Police Officer 6/12/1948 Prince George’s County Police Department
Thomas Burns Police Officer 10/1/1948 Baltimore City Police Department
Joseph Caniel Benedict Police Officer 02/13/1948 Baltimore City Police Department
Fred Ruhl Unger Police Officer 01/13/1947 Baltimore City Police Department
John B. Bealefeld Police Officer 9/10/1945 Baltimore City Police Department
Gordon Barnes Officer 02/05/1945 Dept. of Natural Resources Police
William S. Knight Police Officer 11/7/1943 Baltimore City Police Department
William J. Woodcock Police Officer 6/13/1943 Baltimore City Police Department
William L. Ryan Police Officer 6/13/1940 Baltimore City Police Department
Ellsworth D. Dryden Quartermaster Sgt. 10/7/1938 Maryland State Police
James E. Shoemaker Patrolman 02/04/1938 Montgomery County Police Department
Thomas Barlow Police Officer 12/31/1937 Baltimore City Police Department
Edward D. Merson Police Officer 9/1/1937 Prince George’s County Police Department
J. F. Leo Shaab Officer 7/22/1937 Maryland State Police
John T. King, Jr. Police Officer 12/28/1936 Baltimore City Police Department
Carroll Hanley Police Officer 10/29/1936 Baltimore City Police Department
Leo Bacon Police Officer 10/9/1936 Baltimore City Police Department
Wilbert V. Hunter Quartermaster Sgt. 2/7/1936 Maryland State Police
Arthur H. Malinofski Police Officer 10/31/1935 Baltimore City Police Department
Max Hirsh Police Officer 2/14/1935 Baltimore City Police Department
Carroll C. Creeger Officer First Class 12/23/1934 Maryland State Police
Henry W. Sudmeier Police Officer 12/20/1934 Baltimore City Police Department
John Staff Police Officer 11/2/1934 Baltimore City Police Department
Joseph E. Kuhn Officer 4/8/1934 Maryland State Police
John Blank Police Officer 2/12/1934 Baltimore City Police Department
Webb S. Hersperger Patrolman 06/18/1933 Montgomery County Police Department
John R.J.Block Police Officer 4/21/1933 Baltimore City Police Department
Imla D. Hubbard Officer First Class 3/4/1933 Maryland State Police
Thomas F. Steinacker Police Officer 10/4/1932 Baltimore City Police Department
Theodore A. Moore Officer 9/25/1932 Maryland State Police
William A. Bell Police Officer 1/2/1932 Baltimore City Police Department
Clinton R. Rhodes Officer 1/28/1931 Maryland State Police
John P. Burns Police Officer 1/7/1931 Baltimore City Police Department
Joseph Asbury Case Patrolman 12/17/1928 Montgomery County Police Department
Joseph F. Carroll Detective Sergeant 11/19/1928 Baltimore City Police Department
George M. May Sergeant 2/12/1928 Baltimore City Police Department
James S. Noon Officer 12/25/1927 Maryland State Police
Willaim F. Doehler Police Officer 8/5/1927 Baltimore City Police Department
Alfred H. Walker Guard 07/08/1927 Maryland State Division of Correction
Webster E. Schumann Police Officer 6/29/1926 Baltimore City Police Department
Roy L. Mitchell Police Officer 11/1/1925 Baltimore City Police Department
Albert E. Cramblitt Officer 10/1/1925 Maryland State Police
Robert H. Holtman Officer 02/21/1925 Maryland State Division of Correction
George D. Hart Police Officer 1/2/1925 Baltimore City Police Department
Charles Frank Police Officer 6/20/1924 Baltimore City Police Department
Hugh K. Painter Officer 3/30/1924 Maryland State Police
Frank L. Latham Police Officer 3/2/1924 Baltimore City Police Department
Raymond P. Eicholtz Officer 5/27/1923 Maryland State Police
William C. Lochner Officer 4/20/1923 Maryland State Police
John H. Adams Officer 8/9/1922 Frederick City Police Department
John W. Jeffrey Officer 9/21/1921 Maryland State Police
John Lanahan Police Officer 7/3/1919 Baltimore City Police Department
Lawrence H. Mcparlin Deputy Sheriff 5/21/1918 Charles County Sheriff’s Department
George W. Fridinger Chief of Police 2/28/1918 Hagerstown Police Department
George C. Sauer Police Officer 4/18/1915 Baltimore City Police Department
John C. Middledauff Officer 8/17/1914 Hagerstown Police Department
J. Myron Miller Sheriff 3/30/1912 Cecil County Sheriff’s Department
Charles J. Conchue Police Officer 5/20/1902 Baltimore City Police Department
Murphy E. Flory Officer 8/26/1901 Hagerstown Police Department
Alonzo B. Bishop Police Officer 8/29/1899 Baltimore City Police Department
John J. Dailey Police Officer 10/17/1895 Baltimore City Police Department
Michael Neary Police Officer 8/20/1894 Baltimore City Police Department
James T. Dunn Police Officer 6/20/1894 Baltimore City Police Department
Jacob Zapp Police Officer 7/15/1891 Baltimore City Police Department
John T. Lloyd Patrolman 7/4/1889 Baltimore City Police Department
John Christopher Police Officer 8/18/1872 Baltimore City Police Department
Joseph Clark Police Officer 5/22/1871 Baltimore City Police Department
James Murphy Police Officer 7/5/1870 Baltimore City Police Department
Charles E. Gall Officer 10/10/1866 Hagerstown Police Department