Police Officer Paul McCulloch

Photo of Police Officer Paul McCulloch
End of Watch: Thu, Jul 2nd, 1964
Date of Incident: Thu, Jul 2nd, 1964
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 37


He is survived by his wife and four children.


Officer Paul McCulloch was shot and killed after responding to a manhunt of a suspect who had shot and wounded another officer earlier in the day.

The earlier incident occurred when the officer had stopped a suspicious car that contained a man and the woman he had abducted earlier in the day.

When Officer McCulloch reported to work, he and his canine began searching for the suspect. During the search he encountered the man and was shot and killed. The suspect attempted to flee but was shot and wounded by other officers before being taken into custody.

In addition to his police service Officer McCulloch was a Korean War veteran. One of his children later became an officer with his department.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Patch
1200 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(314) 231-1212


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