Police Officer Roy E. Berry

Police Officer Roy E. Berry

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, January 31, 1929

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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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Officer Berry,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

January 31, 2019

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