Police Officer Henry Walpole

Police Officer Henry Walpole

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, May 17, 1911

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Henry Walpole

Police Officer Henry Walpole sacrificed his life to save several people sleeping in the third story of a building at 137 Bates Street, which was shattered by an explosion believed to have been caused by gasoline. Office Walpole rushed from the police station nearby, faught his way through the flames, and succeeded in alarming the sleepers. He then suffered a fatal heart attack.


  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 17, 2015

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