Special Officer Charles M. Daly

Special Officer Charles M. Daly

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, December 10, 1920

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Charles M. Daly

Special Officer Charles Daly was shot and killed when he attempted to take action as he was being robbed in front of his home at 4021 Forest Park Avenue.

He had just gotten to his home on Forest Park after duty when a suspect ordered him to put up his hands. As Officer Daly attempted to draw his weapon, the suspect shot him. Officer Daly was a member of the Secret Service Bureau. He had been on the force only six days.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, December 7, 1920
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Not available

at home, off duty, robbery

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Officer Daly,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.


United States Border Patrol

December 10, 2020

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