Auxiliary Officer Edward B. Sullivan

Auxiliary Officer Edward B. Sullivan

Dellwood Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 1968

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Edward B. Sullivan

Officer Edward Sullivan was struck and killed as he was assisting another officer investigate an earlier accident near Hudson and West Florissant in Dellwood, Missouri.

Officer Sullivan and Officer Centiempo had been investigating a call for a car striking a pole. Officer Sullivan went to retrieve a first aid kit for the driver when he and the patrol car were struck by a vehicle. Officer Sullivan died later at Christian Hospital Northwest, and the suspect was arrested and booked for driving while intoxicated and manslaughter. The suspect pled guilty to manslaughter and was given a suspended sentence and five years on probation.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Not available

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Officer Sullivan,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dellwood. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 21, 2018

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