Auxiliary Officer Edward Blair Robert Sullivan

Auxiliary Officer Edward Blair Robert Sullivan

Dellwood Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 1968

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Edward Blair Robert Sullivan

Auxiliary Officer Edward Sullivan was struck and killed as he was assisting another officer at the scene of an earlier accident in front of 10430 West Florissant Avenue in Dellwood, Missouri.

He and the other officer had responded to a call involving 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 another 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.

Officer Sullivan was survived by his wife.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Pled guilty to manslaughter

accident scene

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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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