Town Marshal Robert S. Walker

Town Marshal Robert S. Walker

Montgomery Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, February 27, 1912

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Robert S. Walker

Town Marshal Robert Walker was shot and killed with his own service weapon while investigating a disturbance in a pool hall in Montgomery.

The proprietor of the pool hall had thrown a customer out of the establishment. When Marshal Walker entered the pool hall to investigate the proprietor attacked him and knocked him to the ground, prompting him to draw his revolver. The man's son also attacked him, disarmed him, and then fatally shot him in the head with his own revolver.

The man who shot him was convicted of manslaughter.

Marshal Walker had served with the Montgomery Police Department for five months.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter


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Town Marshal Walker,
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 Montgomery. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 27, 2022

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