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Police Officer George Moran | St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

Police Officer

George Moran

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Thursday, December 31, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 55

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 12/26/1931

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Arrested

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Police Officer George Moran and Sergeant Jeremiah O'Connor succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile crash on December 26th, 1931.

Their patrol car was struck by a truck at the intersection of Robert Avenue and Michigan Avenue and pushed into a streetcar that was picking up passengers. The patrol car burst into flames as bystanders attempted to rescue the officers. Both officers were transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the car that caused the collision was placed under arrest for being intoxicated.

Officer Moran had been with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife and son, who was also a patrolman for the agency.

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Sergeant Jeremiah O'Connor
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri
End of Watch: Sunday, December 27, 1931
Cause: Vehicular assault

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You are not forgotten by your brothers and sisters of the SLMPD. Rest in Peace

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