Patrolman Walter Commins

Patrolman Walter Commins

Wyoming Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, September 16, 1930

Walter Commins

Patrolman Walter Commins was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle parked in a residential area.

He was shot by an occupant inside when he opened the vehicle's door. The suspect fled and was never apprehended.

Patrolman Commins had served with the Wyoming Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

suspicious vehicle

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I am privileged to be among the first to leave a reflection for you. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 16, 2012

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