Lieutenant James A. Walker

Lieutenant James A. Walker

Emmett Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch Saturday, September 3, 1966

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James A. Walker

Lieutenant Walker was shot and killed by a suspect involved in a domestic disturbance. Lieutenant Walker took the man home, and upon entering the home the man picked up a revolver and shot Lieutenant Walker in the head.

The suspect was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 9 years in prison February 9, 1967.

Lieutenant Walker had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to 9 years

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Rest in peace Lt. Walker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 11, 2021

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