Officer Tamarris L. Bohannon

Photo of Officer Tamarris L. Bohannon
End of Watch: Sun, Aug 30th, 2020
Date of Incident: Sat, Aug 29th, 2020
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 3 years & 6 months
Age: 29


His wife and children


At approximately 5:45 P.M., officers responded to a report of a shooting. Officer Bohannon was shot soon after he arrived. As other officers rushed to his aid, more shots were fired and a second officer was struck in the leg.

The suspect fled to a nearby residence, ordered the residents out of the home at gunpoint, and remained barricaded inside until he was taken into custody approximately 12 hours later.

Officer Bohannon was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his wounds.


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


There are 6 tributes for Officer Tamarris L. Bohannon.

Left by Pamela J Murphy on Monday, August 31st, 2020

Officer Bohannon, thank you for your courageous service to the people of St. Louis. May memories

of happy times sustain your family in the weeks and years to come. Rest In Peace.