Police Officer James J. Carmody

Police Officer James J. Carmody

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, May 31, 1934

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James J. Carmody

Police Officer James Carmody was struck and killed by a streetcar at Oakland Avenue and Kingshighway Boulevard after taking a young girl to the hospital.

He accidentally stepped in front of the streetcar as it approached.

Officer Carmody had been with his agency for 27 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by streetcar

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Officer Carmody,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 31, 2024

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