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Carl Peterson, Jr
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Birth: 1925
Death: Jun. 12, 1971
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

BALTIMORE CITY POLICE OFFICER
SHOT & KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

Off. Peterson was using a call box at the corner of W. Lexington St. & Greene Street. A suspect observed Off. Peterson and decided to ambush him. He approached Off. Peterson and assaulted him knocking him to the ground. While the officer was dazed, the suspect took the officer's weapon from his holster and fired one shot into his head. Off. Peterson was taken to the University of Maryland Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. The suspect was apprehended after he took a 2 year old girl hostage. Officer Peterson had 20 yrs. & 5 mths of service with the Department. He is survived by a wife and stepdaughter.

His wife died of a massive heart attack on July 26th as she was picking out a grave marker for her slain husband.

HE IS HONORED ON THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL WALL, PANEL 14W LINE 005

WE HONOR HIS MEMORY SO HE IS NEVER FORGOTTEN. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Helen Deehring Peterson (1917 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section Saint Pius X
 
Created by: Jdrhook
Record added: Jun 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53807152
Carl Peterson, Jr
Added by: Jdrhook
 
Carl Peterson, Jr
Added by: Jdrhook
 
Carl Peterson, Jr
Added by: Jdrhook
 
 
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Thank you for your service & sacrifice sir. may God keep you in his arms always.
- Jdrhook
 Added: Jun. 17, 2010
 
 
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