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Policeman Walter R. Kreps | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California


Walter R. Kreps

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 28, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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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.

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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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