Trooper Walter R. Gawryla

Trooper Walter R. Gawryla

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, April 21, 1950

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Walter R. Gawryla

Trooper Gawryla succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident two days earlier while patrolling Route 30 in Raritan Township.

He had served with the agency for just over two years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 902

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, April 19, 1950

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On this actual anniversary of your death I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your law enforcement family will never forget. Rest in peace always.

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

April 21, 2021

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