Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Walter Kent Mundell, Jr.

Pierce County Sheriff's Department, Washington

End of Watch Monday, December 28, 2009

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Walter Kent Mundell, Jr.

Sitting in an airport waiting on my flight. I just had a random thought about your pranks at the gym. I can’t remember how much weight you can lift, but I can always remember how much time you gave me. I like that thought. Miss ya my friend!!!!

Retired Leslie Belford
Tacoma wa.

March 12, 2021

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Mundell.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 19, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Mundell,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pierce County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 28, 2019

Hey brother. It's been a long week thinking of you. I can't believe it's been ten years since I last saw you. I miss you brother and I will never forget you.

God Speed Warrior.

Former Sgt. Glen Carpenter

December 28, 2019

Hi Kent, I was looking at the Detroit LOD tonight, and your LOD page just kind of popped up. I can only hope it was a small sign from you, from the other side. I also got teary eyed reading some of the posts here from, not only here, but around the country and around the world. It opened some old wounds of that time that I had been able to suppress, but not ever forget. I miss you so much my friend, and used to cherish our roadside visits when you were able to get near Spanaway. There was always so much laughter between us and we would talk until one of us got a call. You were a good man and a good deputy. RIP my brother. Keep watch over all men and women on patrol, and keep them safe. We will see one another again.

Kenneth M Board, Deputy (Retired)
Pierce County Sheriff's Department

January 28, 2018

you know, your stupid jokes and infectious laugh pop into my head at completely random times, all the damn time LOL. Hell, I moved to the other side of the country because there were too many rough memories, and your goofy smile STILL pops into my head. Miss you brother.


November 29, 2017

Hey Kent....I think of you often. We chatted about having reliable scuba gear just a few weeks...before this happened. I still remember when your Mom called me that night.....weighs on me each day. I hope the family is doing well and pushing forward. Your memorial....was a special event in my life...and I am sure many others. You made a difference Kent...
Rest well, Steve

Steve Rammer

April 8, 2017

Still missing you buddy, wishing you were still here with us. Some wounds never seem to heal. I'll see you later. Love you man.

James Jones (retired PCSO Deputy)

January 21, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 2, 2016

As you know, a TPD brother has joined you tonight. I know you met him with open arms. Missing you always.


December 1, 2016

I worked with Kent as a printer. He was my helper. This is how I got to know " Walter " as I used to tease him with that name. I remember when he came up to me one day and said, I wanna be a cop. I laughed at him saying, how in the hell ya gonna pull that off ? He did. He and his family came over to my house and he pulled up his shirt and there was his Sheriffs Badge on his belt...we had a good time remembering the good old printing days. My wife and I loved Sheriff Mundell to no end. I was not in LE, but to this day, I still think and remember Walter. Love you and we'll see you one day..RIP.

Steve & Pam Achziger

May 31, 2016

An American Hero in Blue, Rest in eternal Peace.

Ret. Lt. Anthony Carollo

December 26, 2015

Loved the video and corresponding interview about the wedding. The Pierce County family showed what brotherhood and taking care of our own is all about!

Chaplain Daryl Clements
Portsmouth (VA) Police Department

September 27, 2015

Saw the video of Kirsten's wedding and cried. So proud that your fellow officers showed up for you. As a former dispatcher/911 operator for two LE agencies I am a huge supporter of our LE. My heart breaks for every loss they suffer.

Investigator, Florida Dept of Ed Betsy H
State of Florida

September 23, 2015

Saw Your daughters wedding story on the news, she is a beautiful woman and your brothers in blue represented well. Rip brother


September 22, 2015

May god continue to watch over you and your family. The video of your daughter's wedding was amazing and your fellow officers dancing with her was an inspiration to me. It shows that we in Law Enforcement never forget or leave anyone behind. God bless.

David Gonzalez
Federal Bureau Of Prisons Lieutenant

September 22, 2015

RIP, Ofc Mundell. While its sad that you died the way you did, its comforting that your fellow officers were there for the Father-Daughter dance at your daughter's wedding.


September 22, 2015

Saw the pictures from the wedding brother and it was a good day a'ho Mitakue/ Oyasin

Insp. J. StandingOwl

September 22, 2015

Saw pictures from your daughter's wedding. She's beautiful, and your brothers represented well. Be proud.


September 20, 2015

You dedicated your life to doing what you loved to do and that was help people. I am honored to say you were my friend and Brother in blue. You touched many lives and were loved by all. Keep the streets of heaven safe my friend, you will be missed but never forgotten.
Your friend, Colin


January 25, 2015

Man the day has come my brother for me to set aside my uniform and wear a badge again, I wish you were still here to share the journey. I extend my deepest thanks for all the mentoring you did with me in Washington.

USAF Special Operations

December 4, 2014

You were the most giving, witty and caring person I have ever met Kent. Whether you were sharing stories about Kirsten and Austin winning races or talking about your upcoming scuba certification, you always wore that infectious smile. You are so very missed today and everyday by so many. Rest in peace.


October 8, 2014

Every day I go to the gym, I look for my old work-out partner and friend. Recently I ran into your daughter at the gym and it really lighten my heart to see her doing well. Her smile resembles yours, and her ability to meet and make as many friends as you did, gives comfort to all of us there. "Kent, you would be so proud of her".

PPS Les Belford
Tacoma Police Dept. Friend

May 19, 2014

As a native of WA I often see the news there and remember when this happened. Thinking of your family as this anniversary passes by... I lost my husband in Iraq in 2006 and understand all too well the grief your family continues to battle each day... May you fill your heart with memories of love and laughter you shared with your hero...

Rest in peace.

Lynn Smith

December 28, 2013

Bless you sir! Job well done.

Friend of friend

December 10, 2013

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