End of Watch: Monday, April 5, 1954
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Monday, April 5, 1954
Incident Location: Shelbyville Road near Long Run Road
Weapon Used: Not applicable
Suspect Info: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman St. Clair was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car struck a gasoline truck head-on while patrolling Shelbyville Road near Long Run Road.
Patrolman St. Clair was the first African American police officer in Jefferson County. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and recipient of the Bronze Star.
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Officer Down Memorial
National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial
Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
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