Officer T. Walter Berrey

Officer T. Walter Berrey

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, October 5, 1910

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T. Walter Berrey

Officer Berrey, a mounted officer, was killed as he answered a domestic dispute call. As Officer Berrey and his partner approached the scene, they were fired upon by a male suspect. Both officers were shot and wounded. Before succumbing to his injuries, Officer Berrey managed to return fire, seriously wounding the suspect.

The suspect was apprehended shortly after and sentenced to death. He was executed by hanging on April 4th, 1913.

Officer Berrey was survived by his wife and three young children.

Officer Berrey's brother, Officer George Berrey, was shot and killed in the line of duty on October 19th, 1919, while also serving with the Montgomery Police Department.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1913

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 5, 2020

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