Police Officer Charles P. Barmeier

Police Officer Charles P. Barmeier

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, November 25, 1915

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Charles P. Barmeier

Police Officer Charles Barmeier was shot and killed while intervening in a domestic dispute between an Illinois town police chief and his wife.

Officer Barmeier was on a streetcar on his way to report for duty when he heard a woman screaming at 917 Salisbury Street. When he went to investigate he was struck by a .32 caliber round. The woman was also shot and killed. The suspect was acquitted at trial because there were no witnesses to the shooting.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Acquitted


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Allegedly killed in the line of duty by none other than a police chief. Your honor and bravery, Officer Barmeier won't be forgotten as a Missouri hero forever. He was acquitted how awful!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 25, 2018

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