Police Officer Humphrey O'Leary

Police Officer Humphrey O'Leary

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, September 29, 1906

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Humphrey O'Leary

Officer O'Leary was electrocuted when he attempted to move a downed powerline after a storm. He at first attempted to move the powerline with a stick but it was stuck in the mud. He borrowed a pair of gloves from a citizen and when he grabbed onto the line he was electrocuted.
Officer O'Leary had been with the agency for four years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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