Lee Edward Goldman, police officer

February 27, 2010|By Frederick N. Rasmussen

Lee Edward Goldman, deputy director of the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission, died Feb. 17 of complications from lung cancer at Howard County General Hospital. He was 69.

Born in Baltimore and raised near Druid Hill Park, Mr. Goldman was a 1957 graduate of City College.

After serving in the Navy as a weather forecaster from 1957 to 1961, he joined the Howard County Police Department. He had attained the rank of sergeant at the time of his retirement in 1996.

Mr. Goldman joined the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission in 1996 as program director for curriculum development. He then was promoted to manager of the commission's police entry-level training program and later was law enforcement training administrator.

For the past five years, the Woodbine resident was deputy director of the commission and had not retired at his death.

He earned a bachelor's degree in history in 1998 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

He was an avid camper and collector of postage stamps and HO-gauge model trains.

He attended Mount Airy Bible Church, where services were held Tuesday.

Surviving are his wife of 27 years, the former Susan Rees; three sons, Joseph L. "Larry" Goldman of Louisburg, N.C., Travis Goldman of Frederick and Kyle Goldman of Hagerstown; two daughters, Julee Ann Sullivan of Fort Hood, Texas, and Loretta Fetters of Cumberland; a brother, Robert Deller of Paris; a sister, JoAnn Knox of Novato, Calif.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. An earlier marriage to the former Mary Ann Woods ended in divorce.

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