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WILLIAM HENRY TORBIT JR

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Rank: Police Officer
Panel: 42-W: 28
Department: Baltimore City, Maryland, P.D.
End of Watch: January 9, 2011
Cause: Gunfire
Age: 33
Years of Service: 9

Description: Police Officer Torbit was shot and killed while attempting to stop a fight at a local night club. Officer Torbit was working a department sanctioned off-duty security job and was not in uniform at the time of the incident. Officer Torbit identified himself as a Police Officer and intervened to stop the fight. Fellow law enforcement officers mistook Officer Torbit as the offender and shot him numerous times. Inadvertent Fire.