Police Officer Dennis D. Crane

Police Officer Dennis D. Crane

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, June 1, 1900

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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