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Deputy Sheriff Walter Tate | Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

Walter Tate

Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Tuesday, September 18, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/16/1917

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Tate succumbed to gunshot wounds received three days earlier near Oswalt while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for obtaining money on false pretense. Deputy Tate went to the home of the man's uncle to serve the warrant. The uncle opened the door and as Deputy Tate walked inside the suspect opened fire, striking Deputy Tate several times.

Deputy Tate was survived by his wife and five brothers.

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Rest In Peace Brother. After 100 years you are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
September 18, 2017


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