Sergeant Walter R. Grider

Sergeant Walter R. Grider

Beverly Hills Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, April 14, 1933

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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 (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace Sergeant Grider. I was born 26 years later on this date.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 1, 2020

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