Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 2530
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 6/14/1967
Detective Walter Ferguson suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty.
Detective Ferguson was in foot pursuit of an organized crime family member in midtown Manhattan when he suffered a fatal heart attack during the pursuit. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away early the next morning.
Detective Ferguson was assigned to the Detective Division. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and one son. His brother was also was also an NYPD Officer.