This is a reminder of the anniversary date of the line-of-duty-death of Michael P. Howe on Sunday, August 11, 2013.
On the morning of August 10, 2008, Lieutenant Michael Howe was with his tactical unit at the scene of a murder-suicide in Precinct 4/Pikesville. When he returned home after the incident, he suffered a massive stroke and was taken to the hospital. He died on August 11, 2008.
Memorial Ribbon Bars may be worn on the uniform, above all other ribbons above the badge, on the anniversary dates of Baltimore County police officers killed-in-the-line-of-duty.
Members are encouraged to honor and remember Michael P. Howe by wearing their Memorial Ribbon Bars on August 11th of each year.