Policeman Kenneth Edmund Walters

Policeman Kenneth Edmund Walters

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, March 27, 1972

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Kenneth Edmund Walters

Policeman Kenneth Walters and his partner were pursuing a motorist for a traffic violation when their patrol car struck a light pole at the corner of Jefferson and West Blvds.

Policeman Walters, who was a the passenger in the car, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The driver the officers were pursuing was never apprehended.

Policeman Walters was 23 years old at the time of his death. He had previously served in the United States Navy. He was survived by six siblings.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 16849
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I never knew you until today...I was running in Veteran’s Park in Arlington, Texas, and came across a wooden bench dedicated in your honor. I stopped to take a photo.
Thank you for the service you gave. Today is January 9, 2021 ~ National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Officer Carla Mullen, Retired
Arlington Police Department

Officer Carla Mullen
Arlington Police Department (Texas)

January 9, 2021

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