Police Officer John H. Bohlen

Police Officer John H. Bohlen

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, January 31, 1925

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John H. Bohlen

Police Officer John Bohlen was struck and killed by a streetcar at Humboldt Avenue and North Broadway in the Sixth District. He was struck by a south-bound streetcar while waiting for a north-bound streetcar.

Officer Bohlen was a Spanish-American War veteran and had been with the agency for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and parents and is buried at New Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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The St. Louis Police Foundation is Honoring the Fallen Hero's and would like the family to contact the SLMPD or the Foundation.
Thank You,
Gone but not Forgotten

Kristiana Carnaghi

May 4, 2012

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