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Policeman Walter McPeak | Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee


Walter McPeak

Johnson City Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Thursday, June 23, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Not available

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Policeman Walter McPeak was stabbed to death by a 17 year-old youth he was attempting to arrest for public drunkenness.

The suspect was executed for a subsequent murder on February 17, 1922. He had served nine years in prison for killing Officer McPeak and was then paroled. On July 17, 1921 he shot a man in that person's home and was convicted of the second murder on December 23, 1921 and pronounced a recidivist killer.

Policeman McPeak had previously served in the Spanish American War in the Phillipines and was survived by is wife and son.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 23, 2015


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