Police Identify Officer in St. Joseph Struggle

Brian Dargan, 30, is being charged with attempted murder after he allegedly fired a gun belonging to the officer while under police custody at the Towson hospital.

Baltimore County Police have identifed an officer involved in a Dec. 5 struggle with a hospitalized prisoner as Rosa Park, who has been with the department for three years.

According to a police statement, Park's gun was fired by Brian Dargan, who was under police custody while receiving treatment in the emergency room at St. Joseph Medical Center, during an escape attempt.

A bullet grazed Park's right leg, though she did not require medical treatment.

Dargan, 30, of no fixed address was facing burglary charges when hospitalized. Following the struggle, he is also being charged with attempted murder and attempted escape.

He is being held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

M. Sullivan December 19, 2012 at 09:53 PM
As I said before; they had a female officer guarding this guy? Just shows the occasional stupidity of assuming physical equality between the sexes, especially in law enforcement.


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