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photo of Trooper Baker
End of Watch:   Saturday, November 17, 1973

Trooper Baker was shot after stopping an escaped prisoner in a stolen car, on US 41 in Sarasota.    He had served the citizens of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 9 years.

His career with FHP began January 6, 1964. He was in the 24th recruit class in Tallahassee, from January 6 to March 28, 1964.  He was stationed in Key West and Venice.  At the time of his death, he was 32.

NOTE:  Some of this information has been provided with the permission of The Officer Down Memorial Page Website.   Also available on the ODMP, you may view or leave reflections about this officer.

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