Police Officer Walter Roger Dacyczyn

Police Officer Walter Roger Dacyczyn

Deerfield Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 1976

Walter Roger Dacyczyn

Police Officer Walter Dacyczyn was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting a stranded motorist on Route 5 at approximately 1:45 am.

Officer Dacyczyn was a veteran of the Korean War and had served with the Deerfield Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, mother, and six siblings.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

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Heart breaking to read this.
My son is an officer and I fear this every day.
My deepest condolences to his family. He was doing a job well done. This should never have happened.
I cant even imagine the families pain and loss.
MY heart goes out to his family and friends.
Thank you officer Dacyczyn for serving your community.

Brenda Silva
Erving, MA

October 3, 2015

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