Police Officer John H. Grogan

Police Officer John H. Grogan

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, July 3, 1925

John H. Grogan

Officer Grogan was shot and killed after responding to a robbery call on Washington Avenue. As he arrived on the scene the six robbers were attempting 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.

Bio

  • 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
Texas

July 4, 2015

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