Detective Sergeant James Mobrak

Detective Sergeant James Mobrak

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, February 3, 1937

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James Mobrak

Detective Sergeant James Mobrak was shot and killed during a burglary investigation at 5406 Rhodes Avenue.

.He and his partner had just placed two burglary suspects in their squad car. As his partner went to check the residence where the two were taken into custody, one of the suspects pulled a handgun from his shoe and began shooting. Responding officers killed Sergeant Mobrak's assailants.

Detective Sergeant Mobrak was a 13 year veteran of the St. Louis Police Department; His wife and three children survived him.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Both shot and killed


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 75th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

February 3, 2012

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