Deputy Sheriff Walter Tate

Deputy Sheriff Walter Tate

Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, September 18, 1917

Walter Tate

Deputy Tate succumbed to gunshot wounds received three days earlier near Oswalt while attempting to serve a warrant on a man for obtaining money on false pretense. Deputy Tate went to the home of the man's uncle to serve the warrant. The uncle opened the door and as Deputy Tate walked inside the suspect opened fire, striking Deputy Tate several times.

Deputy Tate was survived by his wife and five brothers.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 16, 1917
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. After 100 years you are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 18, 2017

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