Patrolman Walter P. Boyle

Patrolman Walter P. Boyle

Toledo Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 1961

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Walter P. Boyle

Patrolman Boyle was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to serve a warrant on for beating his wife. The suspect ran from his home when officers arrived. He turned and shot Patrolman Boyle four times as the officer pursued him.

A short time later 50 officers cornered the suspect in a garage. When he shot at them they responded with shotgun fire killing him instantly.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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May you and your brother both RIP.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

January 19, 2021

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