Sergeant Michael F. Gibbons

Sergeant Michael F. Gibbons

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, January 9, 1915

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Michael F. Gibbons

Sergeant Gibbons was shot and killed when he interrupted a robbery at 6001 Delmar Ave., the Delmar Station of the Wabash Railroad, at 3 a.m.

He had gotten off of a streetcar and entered the station while two safe-crackers were attempting to blow the safe. The lookout ordered Sergeant Gibbons to put his hands up. When Sergeant Gibbons refused he was shot in the arm and chest. The suspects fled after shooting at another patrolman and were never apprehended.

Sergeant Gibbons had been with the agency for 23 years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 9, 2012

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