January 12, 2015

Craig Chandler - Law Enforcement Officer Fatality - Baltimore, Maryland

Craig Chandler
Police Officer Craig Chandler, age 27, died on January 9, 2015, at a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.

Officer Chandler was a member of the Baltimore Police Department. He worked out of the Northeast District. He had 6 years of service.

During the afternoon of November 23, 2014, Craig and several other officers were attempting to detain a number of people who were illegally riding dirt bikes within the city limits. One of the people fled the scene on a scooter which was pursued by Craig.  The scooter and the patrol car collided and the patrol car struck a utility pole. 

Michael, Archangel, Patron
Saint of the Police, pray for
Craig and for those who
have lost him

Craig was severely injured and was rushed to a local hospital where he remained until sadly succumbing to his injuries on January 9, 2015.  It was stated that Craig died from complications from surgery.

The driver of the scooter was reportedly charged with reckless and negligent driving.

The Baltimore Police Department is in mourning over the death of their young brother. He will be forever remembered.

Craig's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He will be forever mourned.

Craig is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife and his young son and daughter.

Thank you for your service to the community, Craig.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who suffer.

Pray that Craig is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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