On this day in Baltimore Police History 1951 we lost our brother Officer Roland W. Morgan - Officer Morgan was struck and killed while getting out of his patrol car on the night of January 6, 1951 to use a call box for his hourly call-in at 11 p.m. call.
Investigation showed that he was struck by a car driven by John Caskie, Jr. Caskie was arrested at a nightclub several hours later, and was charged with manslaughter, driving under the influence and failure to stop after an accident. Officer Morgan was married and the father of three children. he served with the department for 6 years having been appointed on 5 Sept 44.
We his brothers and sisters of the Baltimore Police department will not let him be forgotten, as we take this time to remember him and thank him for his service and sacrifice.
|End of Watch||January 6, 1951|
|City, St.||Baltimore, Md|
|Panel Number||19-W: 3|
|Cause of Death||Auto Accident|