Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger

Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger

Lowellville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, June 7, 1923

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


Most Recent Reflection

View all 4 Reflections

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Walter Phillip Flickinger of the Lowellville Police Department, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

June 8, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.