Policeman Walter R. Kreps

Policeman Walter R. Kreps

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, March 28, 1916

Walter R. Kreps

Policeman Walter Kreps was killed in a motorcycle accident while on Avenue 20, near the railroad tracks, when his police motorcycle was struck by a police car which was returning from a call.

He was responding to a call in Highland Park when the accident occurred.

Policeman Kreps had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Kreps,
On today, the 101st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 28, 2017

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