Police Officer William F. Cotter

Photo of Police Officer William F. Cotter
End of Watch: Wed, Jul 11th, 1934
Date of Incident: Mon, Jul 9th, 1934
Cause of Death: Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Service Time: 36 years
Age: 65


He was survived by his wife.


Officer William Cotter succumbed to injuries received two days earlier when he was struck by a drunk driver at 2200 hours. He was crossing Morganford Street when the car struck him. The driver of the vehicle was charged with manslaughter.

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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