Police Officer William E. Mears

Police Officer William E. Mears

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, March 25, 1941

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William E. Mears

Police Officer William Mears was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Hampton Avenue and Loran Street at 11:25 pm.

His motorcycle drove through two wooden barricades that had been placed around a construction site.

Officer Mears had been with the agency for 11 years and was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 71rst anniversary 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

March 26, 2012

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