Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger

Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger

Lowellville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, June 7, 1923

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Walter Phillip Flickinger

Patrolman Walter Flickinger was shot and killed in an unprovoked attack while on patrol.

He was walking his beat when a storekeeper walked up behind him and shot him three times for no reason. The storekeeper was later found to be insane.

Patrolman Flickinger was survived by his child.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed


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Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger,

You are never forgotten.

You live longer than your name is last said,
Your Children's mannerisms, DNA, and lasting impressions will continue to progress through each generation.

You have left an impression into me on this early morning,

Thank you and God Bless

Brett Bessell

August 12, 2023

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