UPDATED FRIDAY: Funeral services for Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin were held this afternoon. The Prince George’s County Corporal was shot and killed helping a neighbor in Brandywine earlier this week. He stepped in to protect a woman from domestic violence. Her husband shot and killed Corporal Ramzziddin – then led police on a chase through 2 counties before he was also shot and killed. Maryland flags should return to full staff at sunset today.
Governor Larry Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to half- staff in honor of Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin. He is a Prince George’s County police officer who died while intervening in a domestic violence dispute on Wednesday. Ramzziddin is a 14 year veteran and a Medal of Valor winner. Flags will return to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment which has not yet been set.
Statement from Governor Larry Hogan –
“The murder of Prince George’s County police officer Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin in the line of duty today is an unspeakable tragedy. The First Lady and I are praying for his family, loved ones, and the department during this difficult time. Corporal Ramzziddin was a military veteran and a distinguished law enforcement officer who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of his neighbors and community. His memory and service will never be forgotten.
“I have extended my full support to County Executive Rushern Baker, Police Chief Hank Stawinski, and all of the dedicated men and women of the Prince George’s County Police Department as they mourn their fallen fellow officer. The state is standing by to offer any assistance needed to Prince George’s County as they investigate this terrible and senseless crime.”