Lieutenant Walter Lee Harden, Sr.

Lieutenant Walter Lee Harden, Sr.

Macon Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, May 11, 1987

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Walter Lee Harden, Sr.

Lieutenant Walter Harden died from injuries sustained in an automobile crash on Shurling Road in Macon at 11:45 am.

His patrol car slid on the rain-slicked road and struck a guardrail west of Walnut Creek Road. He died at the scene.

Lieutenant Harden had served with the Macon Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, three sons, his mother, five sisters, and four grandchildren.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, routine driving, weather

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 11, 2015

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