Patrolman J. W. Wallin

Patrolman J. W. Wallin

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, April 1, 1966

J. W. Wallin

Patrolman J.W. Wallin was killed in an automobile accident during a pursuit in Avery County.

His patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree during the pursuit. He died while being transported to Cannon Memorial Hospital The suspect(s) in the car he was chasing were never identified or apprehended.

Patrolman Wallin was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the North Carolina Highway Patrol for one year. He was survived by his parents.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Patrolman Wallin,
On today, the 49th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a LEO but for our a Country as well when you served in the USAF. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 1, 2015

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