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Patrolman Royston Earl Walker, Jr. | Florida State Road Department - Division of Traffic Enforcement, Florida Florida State Road Department - Division of Traffic Enforcement, Florida

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Royston Earl Walker, Jr.

Florida State Road Department - Division of Traffic Enforcement, Florida

End of Watch: Monday, August 31, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 7 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman Walker was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle with faulty headlights in Cross City. Patrolman Walker stood on the running board of the suspect's car as he escorted the suspect vehicle to the Dixie County Jail. While en route, the driver shot Patrolman Walker seven times. Patrolman Walker returned fire, killing the suspect. Patrolman Walker died at the scene from his wounds.

Patrolman Walker had served with the Florida State Road Department for seven months, and was survived by his wife.

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RIP Uncle Earl. I never knew you, but your sister told me about you at length. Thank you for caring. We can never repay your sacrifice.

Phillip A Williams
Nephew
August 3, 2014

 

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