Patrolman John Blair

Patrolman John Blair

St. Charles Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 6, 1913

John Blair

Patrolman Blair and Patrolman James Lamb were shot and killed while attempting to arrest three gamblers who they had previously told to leave town. In an exchange of gunfire Patrolman Lamb killed one of the suspects. A posse overtook and captured the other two a short time later ten miles east of St. Charles City.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed; Two apprehended

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Patrolman Blair,
On today, the 104th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of St. Charles.


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December 6, 2017

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