Police Officer Roy E. Berry

Photo of Police Officer Roy E. Berry
End of Watch: Thu, Jan 31st, 1929
Date of Incident: Wed, Jan 30th, 1929
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Service Time: 4 years
Age: 29

Survivors

He was survived by his wife.

Incident

Officer Berry was killed in an automobile accident when the patrol car he was riding in was struck by another vehicle while they were chasing a speeding car. The patrol car was struck at Jefferson and Lynch Streets, causing the vehicle to be spun around. Officer Berry was ejected from the vehicle and suffered severe injuries. The driver of the vehicle stated he heard the siren and saw the patrol car but thought he could make it across the intersection safely.

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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