Police Officer William H. Anderson

Photo of Police Officer William H. Anderson
End of Watch: Sun, Feb 10th, 1924
Date of Incident: Sun, Feb 10th, 1924
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 25 years
Age: 54


He was survived by his wife and two children.


Officer Anderson was shot and killed while outside of a known criminal hangout on Vandeventer Avenue. His body was found five gunshot wounds to the back of his head, back, and neck. No suspects were ever identified or apprehended.

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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