Patrolman Oliver W. Cook

Photo of Patrolman Oliver W. Cook
End of Watch: Sat, Dec 17th, 1927
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Service Time: 1 year & 8 months
Age: 30


He was survived by his wife and infant daughter.


Officer Cook succumbed to injuries received the previous day when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while responding to a robbery call. He was driving on the Union Avenue Viaduct when the motorcycle struck a curb, causing him to be thrown from the bike and suffer severe injuries.

Officer Cook had been with the agency for 21 months and

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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