The DEA Honor Roll
Official Line of Duty Deaths
John J. Walker
Shield Number: 4428
Command: Tactical Training Unit
Date of Death: 05/08/2022
Cause of Death: Illnesses contracted as a result of work on the rescue and recovery from the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.
Det. John J. Walker was appointed to the force on April 15, 1997. He was promoted to Detective on January 31, 2008, and retired out of the NYPD Tactical Training Unit on May 31, 2017. Because of illnesses he contracted as a result of his work on the rescue and recovery from the WTC attacks, he died on May 8, 2022. He was survived by his spouse and two children.