Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer JoAnn Virginia Liscombe

St. Louis County Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, January 14, 1991

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Reflections for Police Officer JoAnn Virginia Liscombe

JoAnn was a Sweet Young Lady I graduated with from Northwest high School in St. Louis. We dated briefly in 1968 and she was a great dancer. Tragically she was taken much too soon and myself and my classmates Miss Her. We have Great Respect for the Police and JoAnn. She Was a proud officer and Would have Accomplished many Great Things! Love You JoAnn and We'll See You Soon In Heaven! NWHS Class of 1970!

Gary W Woodcock
Friend and Classmate

March 21, 2024

As I write this, I am watching the sad episode about JoAnn on the show "Ice Cold Killers." I am so sorry this happened to this beautiful hero who has her crown and spot next to our Lord, Jesus Christ. I live and teach here in Florida and always offer a soda, a meal or an ice cream cone to officers when I see them out and about. God bless them for risking their lives daily.

Sue Shiles
A concerned friend

July 22, 2023

No Parole Letter Sent.

Cynthia Starr

December 21, 2022

Rest in peace.


January 15, 2022

Rest in peace.


January 15, 2022

Shortly after the 30th year anniversary of this heinous murder, I find myself in conflict with an individual who used the same defense attorney that the murderer of Joanne used. He's running for US Senate. I and we cannot allow this to happen. The defense attorney is the "attorney of psychopaths". I and anyone else observing this post, need to stop this madness in it's tracks. I, Charles Myers, am one of the several state witnesses that attempted to bring justice for JoAnne. Please locate me on FB and use private messenger to contact me. My personal email is [email protected]. We will not tolerate the victoms of crime to continue to suffer under Scott Rosenblum.

Witness for Missouri, Charles Lyell Myer
Witness and friend

March 24, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 14, 2021

Officer Liscombe,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 14, 2021

God bless you and I pray for your family.

K McKay

February 19, 2020

God bless you Officer Liscombe, I pray that you are seated at Gods throne.

Chicago Police Department

January 14, 2020

Miss you, JoAnn. Rest in Peace.

Cousin Bob

January 14, 2020

I rember JoAnn Liscombe as if it was yesterday. I come from a family that was not perfect and she helped me as a juvenile. I witnessed her with her murderer that cold night and miss her strength. Tonight, another St. Louis County officer Langsdorf has lost his life. I want you to know I turned out alright and will always remember your sacrifice.

Witness, Charles Lyell Myers
Witness and acquaintance.

June 24, 2019

God Bless You Officer Liscombe for Your Ultimate Sacrifice 28 years ago this Month. You Will NEVER Be Forgotten...RIP in Heaven with Your Brother, Mother, and Father.

USN (1987-91)
A Fellow Missourian

January 31, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Liscombe.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 19, 2019

Rest In Peace Sister LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 14, 2019

So sorry to hear about your murder. RIP & thank you for your service

UK resident, saw about this crime on tv

December 28, 2018

She didn’t deserve this. Rest with the angels.

Gary Taylor

December 17, 2018

JoAnn's death was a shock. We canvassed the entire area for any evidence and searched for her missing revolver.

Her parents were devasted, but were so gracious for the support they received from the County PD, Chief Battelle, and BackStoppers.

I never met JoAnn, but all who knew her and worked with her in the 1st Precinct, were in shock and disbelief.

May you rest in Honored Glory, we will never forget you.

Officer DSN 2500, (Ret)
St. Louis County P.D.

October 9, 2018

when Joanne was a dispatcher I had just graduated from the academy. When she entered the academy I had already become an RN. I worried about her because of her extrordinary kindness as a human being. When I reread the case against her assailant, it simply becomes hard to digest. Love you Joanne..a real angel

Ric Spurgeon retired
Creve Coeur St Louis County, MO

July 20, 2018

I lived in Whispering Lake Appartments just down the street from where she met her unforunate physical end. She was simply a very nice person. When you don’t break the law you don’t have to worry about anything else. She was good people.

Anthony Wilson

February 16, 2018

I am watching her story on discovery id while writing this .rest easy ma'am your memories continue to live in family and loved ones

Michael Young

November 11, 2017

JoAnn and I attended Northwest High School together and graduated in 1970. We dated briefly in High School and she was a sweet, kind, caring young lady. She was also very talented and a great dancer. I think of her often and she was taken from us all much too soon. Thank you for your service and Prayers for you and everyone who knew and loved you.

Gary Woodcock
Classmate Northwest High School

October 18, 2017

We graduated high school together. Northwest class of 1970. When I heard of your murder. I was stunned. You were always a good person who lived people and laughter. I think of you often when I pass that corner off Old Halls Ferry Road when you were taken far too soon. Prayers for your family. You will always be remembered. Thank you for your service.

Karen Wade Robinson

July 7, 2017

Looking for info on Joann. Doing family history work and would love more info. I was named after her and want to know more.
Please contact me at [email protected] if you are willing to share.
Thank you!

A girl named after a strong woman

February 16, 2017

26 years today since you were shot. We won't forget you.

John Jomp
A friend

January 11, 2017

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