Police Officer Terence McFarland

Police Officer Terence McFarland

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, April 5, 1920

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Terence McFarland

Police Officer Terence McFarland was shot and killed when he and 50 other officers responded to a bank robbery at 4474 Easton Avenue.

The suspect had entered the bank and rounded the 15 occupants into a back room, where he began firing his two revolvers. A riot call was placed and dozens of officers responded as the suspect ran into an adjacent movie theater.

Officer McFarland was shot through the heart and killed instantly and three other officers were shot and wounded as they attempted to arrest the man in the theater. The suspect, who was believed to have been on drugs at the time, was shot and killed by other officers.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 5, 2012

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