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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

Incident Date: 1/20/1957

Weapon: Automobile

Suspect: 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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Officer Walsh,
Sir, even though it has been 56 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacriifce-not just for your Community but our Country as well when you served in the USN. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol
January 21, 2013

 

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