Police Officer Charles B. Redmond

Photo of Police Officer Charles B. Redmond
End of Watch: Mon, Sep 24th, 1917
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Service Time: 13 years
Age: 41


He was survived by his five children.


Officer Redmond was killed in an automobile accident when he was crushed against a telegraph pole while riding on a running board. He and his partner had stopped a vehicle for concern it was a safety hazard. The officers told the man to take the vehicle back to the shop and decided to ride with him. The vehicle attempted to pull to a curb on North Seventh Street to let a streetcar pass. As he did so, Officer Redmond was crushed against the pole and killed.

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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