Police Officer Oliver W. Cook

Police Officer Oliver W. Cook

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 17, 1927

Oliver W. Cook

Police Officer Oliver Cook succumbed to injuries received the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while responding to a robbery call.

He was driving on the Union Avenue Viaduct when the motorcycle struck a curb, causing him to be thrown from the bike and suffer severe injuries.

Officer Cook had served with the agency for 21 months and was survived by his wife and infant daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, December 16, 1927

emergency response, robbery

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You are not forgotten by your family in Blue. Ride on Brother may you rest in peace

Sgt. SG
St. Louis Metropolitan Police

December 17, 2011

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