Agent Walter A. Thackerson, Sr.

Agent Walter A. Thackerson, Sr.

Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, December 5, 1969

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Walter A. Thackerson, Sr.

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 United States Navy WWII 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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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you Hero and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country. Always remembered.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 5, 2019

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