Trooper Fred L. Walker

Trooper Fred L. Walker

Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, December 3, 1941

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Fred L. Walker

Trooper Walker was shot and killed while transporting two suspects he had just arrested for possession of a stolen car. The suspects were handcuffed in the rear of Trooper Walkers patrol car when one of the suspects pulled a hidden gun and shot and killed Trooper Walker.

On January 17, 1942, both suspects, ages 17 and 20, were convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 99 years in prison.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 126

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years

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Trooper Walker,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Missouri. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 3, 2021

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