Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 20 years
Badge # 622
Cause: Vehicular assault
Incident Date: 11/4/1961
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Paul Goldak died three years after being struck by a drunk driver.
Patrolman Goldak was writing a traffic citation to a driver when another car struck him, causing severe internal and bone injuries. He required several surgeries and died of kidney failure attributed to the accident.
Patrolman Goldak had served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.