Deputy Constable Conrad Frederick Straher

Deputy Constable Conrad Frederick Straher

Imperial Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, June 3, 1930

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Conrad Frederick Straher

Deputy Constable Conrad Straher was shot and killed after catching two teenagers who were stealing tires from an automobile.

Constable Straher followed the subjects along Highway 61 until they turned down a private road in St. Louis County. When the pair stopped Constable Straher ordered the two to remove the tire from their car. A struggle ensued and one of the subjects shot him.

After falling to the ground Constable Straher returned fire, killing one of the subjects. The other subject fled the scene but was arrested a short time later.

Constable Straher was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Constable Straher,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Imperial.


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June 3, 2020

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