Patrolman Benson J. Walker

Patrolman Benson J. Walker

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, August 11, 1952

Benson J. Walker

Patrolman Walker was accidentally shot and killed when he dropped his service weapon as he exited his patrol car at Police Headquarters. The weapon discharged when it struck the ground and the round struck him in the head.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 51rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 12, 2013

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