Police Officer John Flaherty

Police Officer John Flaherty

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, November 13, 1923

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John Flaherty

Police Officer John Flaherty succumbed to injuries received six weeks earlier when he fell down a flight of stairs at 3969 Ashland Avenue.

He was walking up the stairs to a home on Ashland Avenue while on patrol when he slipped and fell. He suffered a fractured leg in the fall, which resulted in severe medical complications, causing his death.

Officer Flaherty had been with the agency for 32 years.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Thursday, October 4, 1923

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