Police Officer Dennis D. Crane

Police Officer Dennis D. Crane

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, June 1, 1900

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Dennis D. Crane

Officer Dennis Crane was shot and killed by a suspect who was waving a shotgun around near a hospital at Broadway and Osage Streets.

During the arrest the suspect suddenly shot Officer Crane in the chest. The man then ran into a nearby saloon and engaged other officers in a shootout. The suspect was shot and killed during return gunfire.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Crane,
On today, the 116th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.


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June 1, 2016

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