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Constable Walter Wren Ball | Stuart Police Department, Florida Stuart Police Department, Florida

Constable

Walter Wren Ball

Stuart Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Sunday, May 18, 1913

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Constable Walter Ball was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at a local dance hall.

The subject shot Constable Ball in the abdomen three times. Despite being mortally wounded, he was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Constable Ball had only served with the Stuart Police Department for two months.

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Constable Ball,
On today, the 103rd anniversary of your death I would just like t say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stuart.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
May 18, 2016

 

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