Patrolman Walter Poturalski

Patrolman Walter Poturalski

Gary Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, August 8, 1935

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Walter Poturalski

Patrolman Walter Poturalski was killed when the motorcycle he was riding hit a stone and fell in front of a funeral cortege, one-half mile from the cemetery.

Patrolman Poturalski had served with the Gary Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife, daughter and two sons.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 36

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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May you rest in eternal peace, Great Grandfather and know that you are not forgotten but still remembered each year by us and your very brave and honorable Gary Police Department brothers and sisters.
Susan M.
Great Granddaughter
July 2021

Susan M.
Great Granddaughter

July 10, 2021

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