Police Officer George Schrameyer

Photo of Police Officer George Schrameyer
End of Watch: Sat, Apr 16th, 1932
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 24 years
Age: 50


He was survived by his wife and four children.


Officer Schrameyer was shot and killed after responding to the scene of a shooting involving an off duty officer. The off duty officer had heard gun shots in the alley behind his house and went to investigate. As he investigated a man shot and wounded him. Officer Schrameyer and several other officers responded to scene and as they exited their patrol cars the man opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Schrameyer and wounding two other officers. The man was finally apprehended after being shot six times. He was returned to a sanatorium from which he had escaped from four previous times.

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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