Police Officer Joseph P. McGovern

Photo of Police Officer Joseph P. McGovern
End of Watch: Sun, Nov 11th, 1928
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Service Time: 21 years
Age: Not Known

Survivors

He was survived by his wife and nine children.

Incident

Officer McGovern was struck and killed in a chain reaction accident started by a drunk driver. The drunk driver struck a vehicle at the intersection of Arsenal Street and Iowa Street, which then struck Officer McGovern. The drunk driver was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Agency

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

Tributes

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