Police Officer Larry Eugene Walters

Police Officer Larry Eugene Walters

Riverside Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 1974

Larry Eugene Walters

Officer Larry Walters was shot and killed while making a traffic stop while on motorcycle duty. As Officer Walters approached the driver's window the suspect inside shot him in the head. Officer Walters' partner returned fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Walters had been with the agency for 8 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

In October 2007 the city of Riverside named a new baseball field Walters Field in honor of Officer Walters.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 45

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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A senseless murder that was avenged on the spot. I see your son's post, and I know he and the other children will carry forward your memory as a man who Stood in the Gap against evil.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

November 13, 2018

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