Patrolman Patrick Doran

Patrolman Patrick Doran

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, November 7, 1881

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Patrick Doran

Patrolman Patrick Doran was shot and killed by a notorious criminal outside of a saloon at the corner of Seventh Street and St. Charles Street.

Several years later it was discovered that the subject was in prison in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A few years later he was returned to St. Louis, and was awaiting trial for Patrolman Doran's murder when he escaped on October 5, 1891.

Patrolman Doran had served with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for six years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Escaped from prison

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 128th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


November 7, 2009

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