Police Officer John J. Walsh

Police Officer John J. Walsh

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, January 9, 1929

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John J. Walsh

Police Officer John Walsh was killed after being struck by a car driven by a man who had been drinking.

The crash occurred at Broadway and Lafayette Streets.

Officer Walsh had been with the agency for 26 years and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver

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Rest in peace Officer Walsh.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 22, 2020

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