Patrolman Walter G. Taber

Patrolman Walter G. Taber

New Mexico State Police, New Mexico

End of Watch Tuesday, September 28, 1937

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Walter G. Taber

Patrolman Taber succumbed to injuries sustained six days earlier when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Cerrillos Road and School Road in Santa Fe.

Patrolman Taber was just leaving the state police headquarters after finishing a training course. He was transported to St. Vincent's Sanatorium where he remained until his death.

Patrolman Taber was a WWI veteran and had served with the New Mexico State Police for two years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, September 22, 1937

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

To all of your family, both listed in the previous reflection and beyond, I reiterate to you all that Patrolman Taber will never be forgotten by his fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 28, 2020

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