Sergeant Walter R. Grider

Sergeant Walter R. Grider

Beverly Hills Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, April 14, 1933

Walter R. Grider

Sergeant Walter Grider was accidentally shot and killed by a citizen who was assisting him in searching yards for a burglary suspect.

Sergeant Grider had also served with the United States Military during World War I. He is buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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