Sergeant Robert J Barlow

On this day 23 April, 1978 we lost our brother Sergeant Robert J Barlow in the Line of Duty Heart Attack based on the following:


54-W: 22
End of Watch: April 23, 1978
Baltimore City, Maryland, P.D

Services set for Robert Barlow, sergeant in Tactical Section
The Sun (1837-1989); Apr 25, 1978;
pg. A13

Services set for Robert Barlow,
Sergeant in Tactical Section

A mass of Christian burial for Sgt. Robert J. Barlow, an officer for the past 10 years in the city Police Department's Tactical Section, will be offered at 10 A.M. tomorrow at the Shrine of the Little Flower Church in the 2800 block Brendan Avenue. Sergeant Barlow, who was 43 and lived in the 3400 block Mayfield avenue, died Sunday at Union Memorial Hospital after suffering a heart attack at his home. A 19-year-veteran of the Police Department, he was in charge of a squad of Tactical Section officers who patrolled the downtown business district. He also was one of three officers who supervised the deployment of police at events in Memorial Stadium.

Upon joining the force in 1959, Sergeant Barlow, a Baltimore native, was assigned to the Central District. Later he worked in the Department's Laboratory Division and the Northwestern District and was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 1968.

During his career, he was awarded one special commendation, one official commendation and one commendatory letter. Prior to becoming a police officer, Sergeant Barlow served in the military police. He also attended the University of Maryland.

He is survived by his wife, the former Willa Cunningham; two daughters, Catherine Marie Barlow and BarbaraJean Barlow; his mother, Mrs. Clara Barlow of Baltimore, and two sisters, Mrs. Patricia Fuller of Baltimore, and Mrs. Jean Graham of Bristol. Conn.
We his brothers and sisters of the Baltimore Police Department will not let him be forgotten – RIP Sgt. Robert J. Barlow and God Bless - For your service "Honored" the City of Baltimore, and the Baltimore Police Department"



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Name Description
End of Watch April 23, 1978
City, St. City, St.
Panel Number 54-W: 22
Cause of Death Heart Attack
District Worked Tactical Section

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