Patrolman John H. House

Patrolman John H. House

St. Joseph Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1922

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John H. House

Patrolman House was accidentally shot and killed by another officer after responding to a domestic disturbance call for the second time in one night. The other officer on the scene had fired a warning shot through the floor, striking Patrolman House in the leg. Patrolman House did not receive prompt medical attention, causing the wound to become fatal.
He had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 28, 2018

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