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Patrolman Walter J. Kotch | Florence Police Department, New Jersey Florence Police Department, New Jersey


Walter J. Kotch

Florence Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch: Thursday, April 15, 1965

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 4005

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Walter Kotch was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck on the driver's side door while he was escorting a funeral procession.

Patrolman Kotch had served with the Florence Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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I knew officer Kotch as a fellow officer and friend. We attended training classes together. he was a great person and officer

Patrolman Charles Newbold
Mt Holly police dept
October 25, 2015


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