Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, February 2, 1973

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Vincent L. Walker

Deputy Sheriff Vincent Walker and Reserve Deputy Joshua Rodriguez were shot and killed after being overpowered during a traffic stop on Bandera Road.

They had stopped a vehicle for a license plate violation. Approximately 10 minutes later a citizen notified dispatchers that two deputies had been shot. Two suspects were apprehended and convicted of capital murder.

Deputy Walker had served with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his 2-year-old son and father.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

traffic stop

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 2, 2021

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