Patrolman Walter M. Means

Patrolman Walter M. Means

Shelby Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, April 24, 1954

Walter M. Means

Patrolman Walter Means was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop another vehicle for a traffic violation. Patrolman Means was the passenger in the patrol car when it collided with an oncoming vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.

Patrolman Means had served with the agency for 2 years.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Walter M. Means of the Shelby Police Department, Ohio and the additional 62 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 24, 2018

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