Police Officer Walter S. Gideon

Police Officer Walter S. Gideon

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 13, 1919

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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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand

March 13, 2015

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