Deputy Sheriff Steven Ziegler

Deputy Sheriff Steven Ziegler

St. Francois County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 2001

Steven Ziegler

Deputy Sheriff Steven Ziegler succumbed to injuries sustained in a traffic accident.

A trailer became detached from a vehicle that was towing it. It crossed the median and struck Deputy Sheriff Ziegler's oncoming patrol car. He was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries one day later.

Deputy Sheriff Ziegler had served with the agency for 9 years. He is survived by his wife, four children, parents, and siblings.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 989

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 29, 2001

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Driving down Missouri Hwy 67 ( my son's badge number) on way to C.O.P.S. Parent retreat and saw your sign designated as the Deputy Ziegler Memorial Highway. Had to look up your story. Thank you for your nine years of dedicated service.

G. Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011

October 26, 2017

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