Police Officer Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Police Officer Frederick W. Walsh, Jr.

Long Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, January 20, 1957

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.

Bio

  • 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.

Sincerely,
Your Neighbor Dawn

Dawn
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September 11, 2018

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