Police Officer William A. Moller

Police Officer William A. Moller

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, October 16, 1920

William A. Moller

Officer Moller and Officer Preston Anslyn were shot and killed on the 3800 block of Juniata Street while following two burglary suspects. They had followed to men to what they believed to be the headquarters of the gang. As they approached, the two suspects opened fire -- fatally wounding both officers.

Both officers were members of the Secret Service Bureau. Officer Moller had been with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by a wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

burglary

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Officer Moller,
On today, the 97th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

October 16, 2017

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