Police Officer Walter S. Gideon

Police Officer Walter S. Gideon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 13, 1919

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Walter S. Gideon

Police Officer Walter Gideon succumbed to gunshot wound 10 years earlier when he and another officer engaged in a gunfight with two suspected thieves in an alley near 18th and Berks streets.

Police Officer Gideon served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 10 and a half years,


  • Age 44
  • Tour 10 years, 6 months
  • Badge 2816

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, July 5, 1909
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 13, 2019

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