Police Officer John H. Grogan

Police Officer John H. Grogan

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, July 3, 1925

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John H. Grogan

Police Officer John Grogan was shot and killed after responding to a robbery call at 1531 Washington Avenue.

As he arrived on the scene the six robbers were attempting to flee and opened fire on him, striking him in the heart. When a bystander came to his aid he was also shot and killed. The six juvenile suspects fled the scene but were apprehended a short time later.

Officer Grogan had been with the agency for 22 years and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender All six apprehended


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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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