Deputy Sheriff Fred Douglas Slaten

Deputy Sheriff Fred Douglas Slaten

St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, March 21, 1943

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Fred Douglas Slaten

Deputy Sheriff Fred Slaten was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Saratoga Street in Meacham Park while responding to assist other officers who had responded to a fight in a tavern.

He was ejected from the patrol car and suffered fatal head injuries.

Deputy Slaten was a widow and was survived by his two children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Deputy Sheriff Slaten,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 21, 2023

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