Patrolman Walter J. Kotch

Patrolman Walter J. Kotch

Florence Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, April 15, 1965

Add to My Heroes

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

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

Patrolman Kotch,

Thank you for your service. You may be gone, but you are never forgotten. We honor you today, as we have done in the past, and we will continue to honor you in the future.

FOP Lodge #210
Florence Twp Police

May 18, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.