|Baltimore Police Department|
|Nickname(s)||The Big Man|
|Years of service||1990–99|
|Other work||Former B.C.P.D. H.Q. Homicide Big Man Case|
Donald "Don" Worden is a retired Baltimore Police Department detective who was featured in David Simon's non-fiction book about the homicide unit, Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets. Worden, a native of Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood joined the department in 1962, and had worked in the department's Northwestern district before becoming a Homicide Detective. He was featured as a veteran member of Sergeant Terry McLarney's Homicide squad working under Shift Lieutenant Gary D'Addario. Worden was nicknamed The Big Man and provided the inspiration for the Homicide: Life on the Street character Stanley Bolander, played by Ned Beatty.
- Simon 2006
- Simon 2006, p. 29: "I'm just a poor, dumb white boy from Hampden, trying to make his way through this world and into the next."
- Simon 2006, p. 31: "the department had been his home since 1962."
- Simon 2006, p. 31: "He had gone downtown after more than a decade in the Northwest district..."
- Simon 2006, p. 23 "The Big Man sits..."