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 Croasdale was injured when the police car he was driving struck a 10-ton steamroller, which was parked across a highway that was under construction. Lieutenant Croasdale suffered a broken thigh and knee in the accident, but died unexpectedly from an undiagnosed internal injury 10 days later.
Lieutenant Croasdale had been with the agency 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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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

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