Police Officer Martin Kilroy

Police Officer Martin Kilroy

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, August 19, 1913

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Martin Kilroy

Officer Kilroy was killed when he and his horse was struck by an automobile while on mounted patrol. He and two other officers were crossing the Kingshighwy viaduct and checking on a disabled car when another car entered the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle struck Officer Kilroy's horse, knocking him to ground and causing fatal injuries. The driver of the vehicle was brought to trial but acquitted by a jury.
Officer Kilroy was survived by his wife and four children.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven RizzoDelaware State Police (Retired)

August 19, 2020

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