Police Officer John Hudson Grogan

Photo of Police Officer John Hudson Grogan
End of Watch: Fri, Jul 3rd, 1925
Date of Incident: Fri, Jul 3rd, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 22 years
Age: 49


He was survived by his wife and four children.


Officer Grogan was shot and killed after responding to a robbery call on Washington Avenue. As he arrived on the scene the six robbers were attempting flee and opened fire on him, striking him in the heart. When a bystander came to his aid he was also shot and killed. The six juvenile suspects fled the scene but were apprehended a short time later.

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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