Police Officer William A. Moller

Police Officer William A. Moller

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, October 16, 1920

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William A. Moller

Police Officer William Moller and Police Officer Preston Anslyn were shot and killed on the 3800 block of Juniata Street while following two burglary suspects.

They had followed two men to what they believed to be the headquarters of the gang. As they approached, the two suspects opened fire fatally wounding both officers.

Both officers were members of the Secret Service Bureau. Officer Moller had been with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by a wife and daughter.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended


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Officer Moller,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank to you your Partner who was also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis.


United States Border Patrol

October 16, 2020

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