Sergeant Edward H. Green

Sergeant Edward H. Green

Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, July 17, 1925

Edward H. Green

Sergeant Edward Green was shot and killed by a trespasser in the Terminal Railroad yards, near Compton Avenue in St. Louis, at approximately 4:00 am.

Another officer heard several shots and located Sergeant Green's body lying beside a freight car approximately 200 yards south of Compton Avenue. It is believed he surprised the trespasser, and struggled with him before being shot. He was able to draw his gun but did not return fire before succumbing to his wounds.

Sergeant Green was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Missouri
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

trespasser

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

June 25, 2018

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