Police Officer Todd Stanton Meriwether

Police Officer Todd Stanton Meriwether

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, September 11, 1994

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Todd Stanton Meriwether

Police Officer Todd Meriwether was shot and killed when a parolee attempted to rob him outside of his home in the 4600 block of Korte Avenue.

He had gone outside to attach an anti-theft device to his vehicle when the subject confronted him. They two exchanged shots and both were fatally wounded.

Officer Meriwether was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had previously served with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 853
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

off duty, parolee, robbery

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Something made me think of you today. I always knew you would grow up to be special. I remember the day my dad called to give me the news of your bravery and sacrifice for our neighborhood. RIP little brother.

Ronald Merritt
Friend on Korte, 3 houses down

June 7, 2018

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