Police Officer John H. Bohlen

Photo of Police Officer John H. Bohlen
End of Watch: Sat, Jan 31st, 1925
Cause of Death: Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Service Time: 17 years
Age: 37


He was survived by his wife and parents.


Officer John Bohlen was struck and killed by a streetcar at Humboldt Avenue and North Broadway in the Sixth District. He was struck by a south-bound streetcar while waiting for a north-bound streetcar.

In addition to his police service Officer Bohlen was a Spanish-American War veteran. He is buried at New Bethlehem Memorial Park Cemetery.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Patch
1200 Clark Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
(314) 231-1212
Colonel Sam Dotson


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