This is a reminder of the anniversary date of the line-of-duty death of Sgt. Mark Parry on 1/21/2017. Sgt. Mark Parry was killed on 1/21/2002 in the line of duty as a result of a vehicle crash involving a drunk driver.
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, or mourning bands may be worn on the badge on the anniversary dates of Baltimore County Police Officers killed in the line-of-duty.
Members are encouraged to honor and remember Sgt. Parry by wearing their Memorial Ribbon Bars or mourning bands on 1/21/2017.