Killed In the Line of Duty

Police Officer Larry D. Howard

April 23, 1943 - March 24, 1968

On Sunday, March, 24, 1968, Police Officer Larry Howard, a two-year veteran of the Creve Coeur Police Department, was killed while en route to the hospital on an emergency medical conveyance.

Officer Howard was eastbound on Ladue Road when his police vehicle, which was operating with red lights and sirens, was struck at the intersection of Lindbergh Boulevard and Ladue Road.

Officer Howard suffered fatal injuries. Officer Howard was survived by his wife and two children.

To honor his memory, the Creve Coeur Police Department developed a Challenge Coin as an award for outstanding performance.
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