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Lieutenant James A. Walker | Emmett Police Department, Idaho Emmett Police Department, Idaho

Lieutenant

James A. Walker

Emmett Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch: Saturday, September 3, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Sentenced to 9 years

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Lieutenant Walker was shot and killed by a suspect involved in a domestic disturbance. Lieutenant Walker took the man home, and upon entering the home the man picked up a revolver and shot Lieutenant Walker in the head.

The suspect was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 9 years in prison February 9, 1967.

Lieutenant Walker had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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September 3, 2016

 

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