This is a reminder of the anniversary date of the line-of-duty-death of Mark F. Parry on Tuesday, January 21, 2014.
On December 27, 2001 Sergeant Mark Parry was on patrol in Towson when a drunk driver struck his unmarked police vehicle. The driver fled the scene and was arrested a short distance away. Sergeant Parry died on January 21, 2002 from injuries he sustained in that motor vehicle accident.
Under Departmental regulations 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 Mark F. Parry by wearing their Memorial Ribbon Bars on January 21st of each year.
The FOP has placed a memorial wreath at the Baltimore County Police Department Memorial.