Police Officer Walter D. Davis

Police Officer Walter D. Davis

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Thursday, July 1, 1954

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Walter D. Davis

Police Officer Walter Davis was killed when his patrol car was involved in an automobile crash on Harford Road near Montebello Terrace at 5:07 a.m.

The lights on the traffic pylons were not working, and his patrol car struck a pylon on the roadway. He passed away at Union Memorial Hospital.

Officer Davis was a United States Naval Reserve WWII veteran and had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters,


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

mechanical failure, routine driving, single vehicle crash

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Officer Davis,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

July 1, 2024

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