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 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 ten minutes later a citizen notified dispatchers that two deputies had been shot. Two suspects were apprehended and convicted of capital murder.
Deputy Walker had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his 2-year-old son and father.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Deputy Sheriff Walker,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bexar County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 2, 2018

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