Funeral today for former police chief Tom O’Connor

Image source -

ST. LOUIS – The funeral is today for former Maryland Heights Police Chief Tom O’Connor.

He died last week, at the age of 80. He served the department for 17 years, 12 of them as chief.  

Charges reduced for Bar:PM owner arrested after police crash

O’Connor was also a U.S. Marine. His son Ryan was shot in the line of duty in 2017 while working for the Arnold Police Department.

The funeral is at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral Basilica in the Central West End. He’ll be buried with full military honors at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Related articles

You may also be interested in


Never Miss A Story

Get our Weekly recap with the latest news, articles and resources.
Cookie policy
We use our own and third party cookies to allow us to understand how the site is used and to support our marketing campaigns.

Hot daily news right into your inbox.