Park Policeman Raymond Earl Walsh

Park Policeman Raymond Earl Walsh

North Shore Park District Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, March 8, 1925

Raymond Earl Walsh

Policeman Raymond Walsh was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a traffic violator on Sheridan Road. His police motorcycle struck a taxicab as he chased the speeding vehicle. The vehicle he was attempting to stop was never identified and the driver was never apprehended.

Policeman Walsh had served with the North Shore Park District Police Department for 19 months. He was survived by his wife, parents, and two siblings. He is buried in All Saints Catholic Cemetery and Mausaleum, Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Walsh's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 9-13-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

September 13, 2017

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