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Police Officer Frederick W. Walsh, Jr. | Long Beach Police Department, California Long Beach Police Department, California

Police Officer

Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, January 20, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Never apprehended

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Officer Frederick Walsh was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle southbound on Terminal Island Freeway. His patrol car left the roadway after encountering a patch of fog and struck a light pole. He was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries that night.

Officer Walsh was a four-year veteran of the Long Beach Police Department and had served for five years in the United States Navy. He is survived by his expectant wife, son, and daughter.

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Rest In Peace Brother. 60 years since your EOW and you are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
September 16, 2017

 

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