Patrolman James Brady

Patrolman James Brady

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, October 6, 1890

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James Brady

Patrolman Brady was shot and killed during a shootout in a saloon at the corner of Carondolet Avenue and North 11th Street. He went there to assist other officers engaged in a shootout with several men they had tried to arrest for fighting. All the suspects were taken into custody.

The suspect who shot Patrolman Brady was convicted of his murder and hanged on July 27, 1894.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1894

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Patrolman Brady,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.


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October 6, 2020

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