Police Officer Oliver W. Cook

Police Officer Oliver W. Cook

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, December 17, 1927

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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

robbery, emergency response

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Rest in peace Officer Oliver W. Cook.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2019

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