Officer Paul McCulloch

Officer Paul McCulloch

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, July 2, 1964

Paul McCulloch

Officer Paul McCulloch was shot and killed after responding to a manhunt of a suspect who had shot and wounded another officer earlier in the day.

The earlier incident occurred when the officer had stopped a suspicious car that contained a man and the woman he had abducted earlier in the day.

When Officer McCulloch reported to work, he and his canine began searching for the suspect. During the search he encountered the man and was shot and killed. The suspect attempted to flee but was shot and wounded by other officers before being taken into custody.

Officer McCulloch was a Korean War veteran and had served with the St. Louis Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife and four children, one of whom later became an officer with his department.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender 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

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