Deputy Sheriff Steven Ziegler

Deputy Sheriff Steven Ziegler

St. Francois County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 2001

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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 St. Francois County Sheriff's Office 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

traffic patrol

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Driving through Missouri and saw your highway memorial sign. Looked you up on ODMP to read your story. Rest in peace. You will not be forgotten.

G. Anne Birkholz
Mother of Officer Craig Birkholz EOW 3/20/2011 Fond du Lac PD

February 28, 2023

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