Night Policeman Walter Dellington Evans

Night Policeman Walter Dellington Evans

Greeleyville Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, September 14, 1945

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Walter Dellington Evans

Night Policeman Walter Evans was shot and killed with his own service weapon as he struggled with a subject on a dirt road near Highway 52 North. He was attempting to arrest the man on a warrant.

The 25-year-old man was convicted of murder and executed in the electric chair on December 20, 1946.

Policeman Evans was survived by his wife, son, daughter, and six siblings.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1946

warrant service

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