Police Officer Louis G. Robers

Photo of Police Officer Louis G. Robers
End of Watch: Sat, May 20th, 1916
Date of Incident: Sat, May 20th, 1916
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 12 years
Age: 40


He was survived by his wife.


Police Officer Louis Robers was shot and killed by a saloon owner who had a grudge with the officer.

Officer Robers had instructed the man to keep the lights burning on his car if it was parked in front of the saloon. As Officer Robers approached the doors of the saloon the man opened fire, striking him in the chest twice.

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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