Police Officer Roy E. Berry

Police Officer Roy E. Berry

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, January 31, 1929

Roy E. Berry

Police Officer Roy Berry was killed in an automobile accident when the patrol car he was riding in was struck by another vehicle while they were chasing a speeding car.

The patrol car was struck at Jefferson and Lynch Streets, causing the vehicle to be spun around. Officer Berry was ejected from the vehicle and suffered severe injuries. The driver of the vehicle stated he heard the siren and saw the patrol car but thought he could make it across the intersection safely.

Officer Berry had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

Time never diminishes respect and 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

January 31, 2012

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