Police Officer John J. Walsh

Photo of Police Officer John J. Walsh
End of Watch: Wed, Jan 9th, 1929
Date of Incident: Tue, Jan 1st, 1929
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (DUI)
Service Time: 26 years
Age: 55


He was survived by his wife and daughter.


Officer Walsh was killed after being struck by a car driven by a man who had been drinking. The accident occurred at Broadway and Lafayette Streets. The driver of the vehicle was not considered drunk and was not charged.

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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