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Detective Walter Ferguson | New York City Police Department, New York New York City Police Department, New York


Walter Ferguson

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Thursday, June 15, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2530

Cause: Heart attack

Incident Date: 6/14/1967

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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.

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It has been 49 years since I lost my dad and it makes me sad to think of all the grandchildren and great grandchildren he never got to meet. He would have been a fabulous grandfather as he was a fabulous father. After all these years I still miss him.

Kathleen Blake (Ferguson)
June 16, 2016


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