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John P. Burns
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Birth: 1883
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1931
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

BALTIMORE CITY POLICE OFFICER
SHOT AND KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY

MEDAL OF HONOR POSTHUMOUSLY

Off. Burns was shot and killed as he was handling a family disturbance call at 582 St. Mary's Street. The suspect was shot and killed by responding backup officers. Off. Burns had 10 years of service with the Department. he was survived by his wife Margaret.

HE IS HONORED ON THE NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS MEMORIAL WALL PANEL 41E LINE 09

WE HONOR HIS MEMORY SO HE IS NEVER FORGOTTEN. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Burns (1893 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Baltimore Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Jdrhook
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58761890
John P. Burns
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John P. Burns
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- Bonnie Fortney- Wichita, Kansas
 Added: Apr. 3, 2006

- Dave Crouse
 Added: Apr. 2, 2012
He lost his life protecting others. I hope Officer Burns was given Eternal Happiness. Without him (and those like him) our society would collapse.
- Terry Collins
 Added: Nov. 9, 2010
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