Deputy Terry Baker
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In Memory of Dep. Terry L. Baker

Drawing of Dep. Terry L. Baker - Car 564

Dep. Terry L. Baker - Car 564
Appointed: 05/08/76
End of Watch: 01/02/81

Deputy Baker died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted on 01/02/81 at the scene of an attempted armed robbery of a store on the far northeast side. The shooter, James Coleman, 31, then exchanged gunfire with a second deputy, Gerald Morris, and both Morris and Coleman died in the ensuing battle. An accomplice at the scene, Sanford Marshall, was not involved in the shootings; he escaped but was apprehended the next day and was convicted on several counts and given a 90 - year sentence.