Police Officer Donald C. Sparks

Photo of Police Officer Donald C. Sparks
End of Watch: Mon, Mar 4th, 1963
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 10 years
Age: 33


He was survived by his wife and 9-year-old daughter.


Officer Sparks was shot and killed after stopping a robbery suspect at Grand and Castleman Streets following a grocery store robbery. The suspect was arrested several hours later by other officers.

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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