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Lieutenant Walter Tommy Collins | Wichita Falls Police Department, Texas Wichita Falls Police Department, Texas

Lieutenant

Walter Tommy Collins

Wichita Falls Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 25, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 31 years

Badge # 312

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .30-.30

Offender: Sentenced to 99 years

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Lieutenant Walter Collins was shot and killed while assisting other officers respond to a call involving a man firing a .30-.30 rifle at construction workers.

He and two other officers were wounded by the gunfire. Lieutenant Collins was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to three 99 years prison terms.

Lieutenant Collins had served with the Wichita Falls Police Department for 31 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and mother.

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Rest in Peace Police Lt. Walter Tommy Collins. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the soul of your murderer. May his screams of anguish rise up from the grave as he is consumed in the lake of fire.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
July 24, 2016

 

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