Patrolman Walter J. Kotch

Patrolman Walter J. Kotch

Florence Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, April 15, 1965

Walter J. Kotch

Patrolman Walter Kotch was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck on the driver's side door while he was escorting a funeral procession.

Patrolman Kotch had served with the Florence Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 4005

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I knew officer Kotch as a fellow officer and friend. We attended training classes together. he was a great person and officer

Patrolman Charles Newbold
Mt Holly police dept

October 25, 2015

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