Corporal Charles E. Voracek

Corporal Charles E. Voracek

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, August 28, 1952

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Charles E. Voracek

Corporal Charles Voracek succumbed to injuries received 11 days earlier when his patrol car was struck by another car at Chouteau Avenue and Jefferson Avenue.

He and his partner were responding to an officer needs assistance call with lights and sirens when the accident occurred. The driver of the other vehicle was charged with several crimes in connection with the accident.

Corporal Voracek had been with the agency for 22 years and was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 17, 1952

emergency response

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 18, 2013

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