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Captain Walter W. Smith | Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

Captain

Walter W. Smith

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch: Thursday, September 22, 1955

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 17 years

Badge # 9

Cause: Automobile crash

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Captain Walter Smith was killed in an automobile accident near Water Valley at 9:30 pm.

He had been employed with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety for 17 years, and is survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.

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Captain Smith, your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD
September 22, 2016

 

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