Sergeant Jeremiah O'Connor

Photo of Sergeant Jeremiah O'Connor
End of Watch: Sun, Dec 27th, 1931
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Service Time: 37 years
Age: 63


He was survived by his wife and eight children.


Sergeant O'Connor and Officer George Moran succumbed to injuries received in an automobile accident on December 26, 1931. Their patrol car was struck by a truck and pushed into a streetcar that was picking up passengers. The patrol car burst into flames as bystanders attempted to rescue the officers. Both officers were transported to a local hospital in serious condition.

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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