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Corporal James Calvin Waynesboro Police Department, Mississippi

Corporal

James Calvin "Jamie" Walker

Waynesboro Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 28, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 years, 6 months

Badge # 32

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Corporal James Walker was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on a suspected stolen vehicle near the city library.

After stopping the vehicle, Corporal Walker approached the driver's side when the driver opened fire with a shotgun, fatally wounding him. The suspect fled the scene in the stolen van and abandoned it just outside of the city limits.

The suspect was taken into custody approximately three hours later. He was charged with capital murder and grand larceny. On August 27, 2007, the suspect was sentenced to life without parole.

Corporal Walker had served with the Waynesboro Police Department for 2 1/2 years. He is survived by his two daughters, parents, and two siblings.

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Thinking of you Jamie. You will forever be missed, but you will never be forgotten. Rest easy.

Chris Walley
Former Jail Officer/Deputy Wayne Co. Mississippi Sheriffs Department
September 28, 2015

 

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