Connecticut Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation

Wilfred Walker



End of Watch: 9/29/1935

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While investigating a burglary in progress, Officer Walker and Sergeant Kearney were pursuing a suspect, who turned and fired, killing them both.

On September 29, 1935, while investigating a burglary in progress, two suspects were observed by Officer Walker and Sergeant Kearney. The Officers pursued one suspect, who turned and fired upon them. Both died of injuries as a result of the shooting.