Officer Moses Walker, Jr.
Updated On: Jul 17, 2017
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Police Officer Moses Walker, Jr. | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Moses Walker, Jr.

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, August 18, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 19 years

Badge # 2553

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 8/18/2012

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Arrested

Police Officer Moses Walker was shot and killed while attempting to take police action while off duty shortly before 6:00 am.

He had just finished his shift at the 22nd District station and was walking to a bus stop after changing into civilian clothes. He was at the intersection of North 20th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue when he encountered a situation that resulted in him drawing his service weapon.

He was found moments later with his weapon underneath his body. It is believed he may have drawn his weapon when one or more subjects attempted to rob him.

Officer Walker had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 19 years. He is survived by his five siblings.

 


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