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Our Fallen Heroes
Officers from other agencies who gave their lives in Howard County
First District Constable
End of Watch: November 10, 1924
Constable Charles T. Weber died on Nov. 10, 1924, from injuries sustained after being dragged alongside a vehicle. He was directing an illegally parked car to move along when the driver suddenly accelerated, dragging him along. He eventually fell from the car and fell down a 10-foot embankment. Weber suffered multiple injuries and died three days later as a result of the incident. He had served as a constable for the first district since 1915.
Constable Weber had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife and seven children.
Second District Deputy Sheriff
End of Watch: June 7, 1946
Deputy Sheriff Frank J. Miller died of a heart attack after struggling with a prisoner on June 7, 1946. Miller had worked as a deputy sheriff for 29 years, often patrolling Ellicott City and Elkridge prior to the establishment of the county police.
Deputy Miller had been with the agency for 29 years and was survived by his wife and ten children.
Maryland State Police Corporal
End of Watch: March 29, 1990
Maryland State Police Cpl. Theodore "Ted" D. Wolf Sr. was shot and killed during a traffic stop on I-95 in Jessup, Maryland on March 29, 1990, by two suspects smuggling drugs in a stolen vehicle. Wolf was assigned to the MSP Waterloo barrack and worked closely with many Howard County police officers.
Trooper Wolf had served with the agency for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.
Maryland State Trooper First Class
End of Watch: May 21, 2011
Maryland State Police Trooper First Class Shaft S. Hunter was killed when his patrol car collided with the back of a tractor trailer that was parked on the shoulder of I-95, near the entrance to the Jessup rest area in Howard County. It is believed he was pursuing a speeding motorcycle when the collision occurred.
Trooper Hunter was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Maryland State Police for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and six children.