Jerome F. Stevens, a retired Baltimore police sergeant who worked after retirement at Maryland racetracks, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital of congestive heart failure.
He was 75 and lived on Hillenwood Road.
A mass of Christian burial for Mr. Stevens was being offered today at St. Matthew's Roman Catholic Church, Loch Raven Boulevard and Woodbourne Avenue.
He joined the police force in 1941 and worked in the Central District for a time before becoming a detective. He retired in 1964 as a sergeant in the Homicide Squad.
Mr. Stevens is survived by his wife, the former Audrey Neuman; two daughters, Patricia Schanberger of Idlewylde and Bonnie Baggan of Manassas, Va.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.