Police Officer Forrest "Dino" Taylor
Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland
End of Watch: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: February 18, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Commissioner Frederick Bealefeld III
Baltimore City Police Department
242 W 29th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
Phone: (410) 396-2020
Police Officer Dino Taylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash while responding to backup other officers on February 18th, 2012.
During the emergency response an SUV ran a red light and struck his patrol car, pushing it into a utility pole. Officer Taylor suffered severe injuries that required multiple surgeries. He had undergone another surgery on August 29th, 2012, and passed away the following day as a result of complications of the surgery.
Officer Taylor is survived by his wife and two children.
A Baltimore City (Md.) officer hurt in a cruiser crash in February died Wednesday from complications of surgery to treat the original severe injuries.
According to a news release issued by the Baltimore County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #4, Baltimore City Police Officer Forrest “Dino” Taylor was driving a marked cruiser on Feb. 18 when an SUV drove through a red light hitting Taylor’s cruiser causing severe injuries to Taylor.
Since the wreck, Taylor had been receiving various medical treatments and attention, the latest being an operation on Aug. 28 which caused complications from which he could not recover.
Baltimore City Police Department has declared his death attributed to the February wreck and, therefore has classified it as a Line of Duty Death.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday Sept. 4 from 1 to 9 p.m. in the Singleton Funeral Home, Glen Burnie, Md.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. in The Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, Baltimore Md.
Internment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Annapolis, Md.
A Memorial Fund has been established by the Singleton Funeral Home, to benefit Taylor’s wife Ambre Taylor and their two children.