(PRINCESS ANNE, MD) – Maryland State Police Superintendent Colonel William Pallozzi, will be joined by the family, friends and fellow MSP employees of Fallen Hero, Trooper First Class Eric D. Monk to honor his service with the Department that ended thirty years ago after being killed in the line of duty.
Thirty years ago, TFC Monk was working traffic enforcement at the Route 13 North rest area in Westover. While conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of the road, he was struck by an oncoming vehicle. TFC Monk was transported to the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore where he succumbed to his injuries two days later on April 9, 1988. He was 34 years old.
Born in Salisbury and raised in Crisfield, Maryland, TFC Monk graduated the 76th Maryland State Police Academy Class on June 6th, 1977. TFC Monk served the citizens of Maryland for 11 years as one of Maryland’s Finest. During his service he received 27 letters of commendation, recognition and appreciation from multiple community groups.
WHAT: 30th ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR FALLEN HERO, TROOPER FIRST CLASS ERIC D. MONK
WHEN: MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2018 11:00 A.M.
WHERE: PRINCESS ANNE BARRACK
30581 Perry Road
Princess Anne, MD 21853
CONTACT: Adam Howard
Princess Anne Barrack