Police Officer William H. Anderson

Police Officer William H. Anderson

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, February 10, 1924

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William H. Anderson

Police Officer William Anderson was shot and killed while outside of a known criminal hangout at Vandeventer Avenue and Natural Bridge Avenue.

His body was found with five gunshot wounds to the back of his head, back, and neck. No suspects were ever identified or apprehended.

Officer Anderson had served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 25 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Officer Anderson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

February 10, 2024

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