Patrolman James Brady

Patrolman James Brady

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, October 6, 1890

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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Officer Brady
You are a hero in my family. We have been raised to respect police. I wish we knew more about you as we still are trying to find your relatives in Ireland. My you rest in internal peace. We love you.

John Hyde
Great Grandson of James Brady

December 20, 2013

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