Patrolman Earl V. Anderson

Patrolman Earl V. Anderson

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, March 25, 1951

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Earl V. Anderson

Patrolman Earl Anderson was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Columbia Place and State Street while he and his partner responded to a call involving a man brandishing a gun.

Patrolman Anderson was ejected from the vehicle when it was struck by another car and pushed into a bus.

Patrolman Anderson had served with the East St. Louis Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, weapons violation

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Anderson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 5, 2012

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