Chief of Police Henry L. Walton

Chief of Police Henry L. Walton

Fairview Park Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, March 12, 1950

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Henry L. Walton

Chief Henry Walton suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to the scene of an apartment fire.

After assisting at the fire, he began to provide traffic and crowd control when he suddenly collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Chief Walton had served with the Fairview Park Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Chief of Police Henry L. Walton of the Fairview Park Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 12, 2023

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