Lieutenant Walter Croasdale

Lieutenant Walter Croasdale

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Monday, August 22, 1927

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Walter Croasdale

Lieutenant Walter Croasdale was injured when the police car he was driving struck a 10-ton steamroller parked across a highway under construction.

In the accident, Lieutenant Croasdale suffered a broken thigh and knee but died unexpectedly from an undiagnosed internal injury 10 days later.

Lieutenant Croasdale had served with the New York State Police for 10 years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, August 11, 1927

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Jersey City PD/Retired

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