Funeral Arrangements Set for Takoma Park Police Officer

Funeral Arrangements have been set for Takoma Park Police Acting Detective Sergeant Matthew Barber, who died suddenly Thursday.

According to Takoma Park police officials, Barber served 13 years with police department where he was assigned to the Special Assignment Team.

Visitation for Det. Barber will be held on Wednesday, May 30 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stauffer Funeral Home located at 1621 Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, Maryland.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 31 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Frederick Church of the Brethren located at 201 Fairview Avenue in Frederick, Maryland.  Barber will be buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Frederick.

A GoFundMe has been established for his two daughters and funds will go towards their future educational endeavors.

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Mitti Hicks

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Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at and on Twitter @mittimegan.


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