Sergeant Edward F. Dwyer

Sergeant Edward F. Dwyer

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, February 16, 1920

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Edward F. Dwyer

Sergeant Edward Dwyer succumbed to injuries received three days earlier when his horse fell on him at Clayton and Oakland Avenues.

The horse became frightened by a passing automobile and reared back, falling over, and pinning Sergeant Dwyer.

Sergeant Dwyer had been with the agency for 11 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Friday, February 13, 1920

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Sgt. Dwyer,
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.


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February 16, 2020

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