Officer John C. Walker

Officer John C. Walker

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, November 30, 1979

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John C. Walker

Officer John Walker was shot and killed while sitting in his car during an undercover narcotics operation at Tucson International Airport.

The subject was later apprehended with Officer Walker's flash-roll of money. The man was convicted of Officer Walker's murder and sentenced to life. The subject died on prison on November 16th, 2014.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 150

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

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Today I honor Officer John Walker, who perished in the line of duty at the hands of a coward 39 years ago. He is not forgotten--but his assailant is, who deservedly died alone in prison.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

November 30, 2018

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