Police Officer Joseph F. Meier

Photo of Police Officer Joseph F. Meier
End of Watch: Sun, Apr 7th, 1929
Date of Incident: Sun, Apr 7th, 1929
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Negligence)
Service Time: 14 years
Age: 46


He was survived by his wife.


Officer Meier was struck and killed by a vehicle while standing on the sidewalk along Ninth Street. A car entered the area and struck a car parked next to where Officer Meier was standing. That car was then pushed into Officer Meier, inflecting severe injuries. The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with manslaughter, felonious wounding, and careless driving.

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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