Police Officer Walter Lee Tucker, Jr.

Police Officer Walter Lee Tucker, Jr.

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 14, 1948

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Walter Lee Tucker, Jr.

Police Officer Walter Tucker was struck by another vehicle at Monroe Street and South Congress Avenue while riding his police motorcycle during traffic patrol.

He had served with the Austin Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, mother, father, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, traffic patrol

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Officer Tucker,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Austin. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 14, 2023

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