Agent Walter A. Thackerson

Agent Walter A. Thackerson

Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, December 5, 1969

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Walter A. Thackerson

Agent Walter Thackerson was killed in an automobile crash during a vehicle pursuit in Jefferson County.

He and other agents were chasing a vehicle that contained illegal liquor. The vehicle he was riding in overturned on Cumberland Lake Drive.

Agent Thackerson was a WWII Navy veteran and had served with the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation, vehicle pursuit

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