Constable Walter Wren Ball

Constable Walter Wren Ball

Stuart Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, May 18, 1913

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Walter Wren Ball

Constable Walter Ball was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at a local dance hall.

The subject shot Constable Ball in the abdomen three times. Despite being mortally wounded, he was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Constable Ball had only served with the Stuart Police Department for two months.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Constable Ball,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stuart.


United States Border Patrol

May 18, 2023

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