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Policeman Kenneth Edmund Walters

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, March 27, 1972

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Reflections for Policeman Kenneth Edmund Walters

I never knew you until today...I was running in Veteran’s Park in Arlington, Texas, and came across a wooden bench dedicated in your honor. I stopped to take a photo.
Thank you for the service you gave. Today is January 9, 2021 ~ National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.

Officer Carla Mullen, Retired
Arlington Police Department

Officer Carla Mullen
Arlington Police Department (Texas)

January 9, 2021

Thinking of you dear brother on this day and always. Love you. Your sister Connie


March 27, 2020

“To live in the hearts we leave behind is to live forever.” (Carl Sagan)
Thinking of you and your family who misses you. Rest in peace.

Surviving spouse of Officer Roger Warren LAPD (eow 5/8/67)

March 27, 2020

Rest in peace Policeman Walters.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 26, 2020

You are always in my mind, Kenny, I miss you dearly and I miss the fun we used to share sailing out of Marina Del Ray on our sailboat. I do my best to be an uncle to your son Kenny, Jr. who lives in Los Angeles with his wife Myra and near his children. I know, being that I never had the company of my father, how hard it is for Kenny, Jr. Unfortunately, I found our Oldest brother, Lou Versace, who lived in Marina Del Ray after his death on December 26, 2017. I know from talking to your older and my younger brother Vincent in Stockholm, that Lou would have loved to have been able to sail with us. We were so close and yet so far away. It has been a terrible ordeal being part of a disconnected family like we have been! I find i very hard to forgive your father, Edmund T. walters for disowning you and destroying all of your pictures but the very few that I have been able to recover and add to your facebook page. Even Kenny doesn't have any pictures of you. I love you brother and Vincent I am coming to be with you very soon!

Richard Alan Walters
Richard Alan Senise-Walters, Older Brother

October 3, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

March 27, 2018

Officer Walters,
On today, the 45th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USN in Vietnam. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

March 27, 2017

Kenneth was a classmate of mine in the academy and a close friend. We helped each other out through the academy and often ate lunch together. He had a great sense of humor and can still recall his voice and laugh. During our first year out from the academy I was called to active duty in the military and sent to Vietnam. When I returned to LAPD two years later I learned that Kenneth had passed away during that time. I was so sorry to hear that. When I went to Washington D.C. I looked up his name at the Police Memorial site and had a photo taken of me pointing to Kenneth's name. Its been 44 years since we graduated from the academy and I still think of him now then. Rest in peace my friend.

P-3 Ray Serna

April 15, 2015

Kenny was a wonderful man, very young, just married, with a baby on the way. He was my brother, and we were a family of 4 sisters and two brothers, seven in all. Kenny's passion in life was to serve the country and his community. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the Navy. After two tours in Viet Nam he returned to join the Los Angles Police. He loved his life and was planning an across the country drive in a RV to visit all his family he had missed while in the Navy. He never got to do that drive. We miss him everyday and love him dearly.


March 26, 2015

So young. Such a shame. My oldest son is only a few years younger. Your family must have been devastated. I hope time has eased their pain somewhat. Thank you for your service. You are forever young.


March 28, 2014

On the 40th anniversary of your death, your life's memories held carefully in the hearts of those who new and loved you.


March 27, 2012

Rest in Peace, Policeman Walters. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 14, 2012

Policeman Walters - Thanks for serving both our nation, and the City of Los Angeles. Your life, like so many others here, was cut way too short. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.


April 14, 2010

Today marks the 38th Anniversary of your death. You are gone but your memory lives on. Please continue to be our guardian angel.

Police Officer Garcia

March 27, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 27, 2009

Thank you Policeman Walters for your service and dedication to the city of Los Angeles.


October 8, 2008

Thank you Policeman Walters for your service and dedication to the city of Los Angeles.


October 8, 2008



February 26, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 1, 2007

In 1971, I was working morning watch and had the pleasure of knowing, and working with Ken a few times. Officer Russ Butz and I were working 3A21 and we both were fill-in training officers with Ken. Ken was an eager, young, tall, former Marine and would have had an outstanding career with our department. Ken, your life was cut way too short. You were a great guy, and you paid the ultimate price protecting the citizens of Los. RIP Angeles.

Ken Welty, Lieutenant, Retired
Los Angeles Police Department

December 2, 2005

you are not forgotten

Explorer Aaron McLearen
Clare County Sheriff Department Michigan

July 25, 2005

Rest in Peace Officer Walters, and take care of us from up in Heaven

Attila Kiss

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