Police Officer Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Police Officer Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 20, 1957

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Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Officer Frederick Walsh was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle southbound on Terminal Island Freeway. His patrol car left the roadway after encountering a patch of fog and struck a light pole. He was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries that night.

Officer Walsh was a four-year veteran of the Long Beach Police Department and had served for five years in the United States Navy. He is survived by his expectant wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Dear Willie

I honor your memory and will never forget you and what you accomplished (both personally and professionally). I am truly sorry that we could not have met. However, you have touched my life in a wonderful way without even having planned or known it.

Your Neighbor Dawn

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September 11, 2018

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