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Old 04-07-2021, 11:29 PM   #1
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I traveled from temple to Groesbeck today with an officer friend of mine for the funeral of fallen Trooper Chad Walker. I brought along my camera to capture the emotion of the day and the celebration of his life. 🙏🏼 may God rest your soul sir.
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Old 04-07-2021, 11:37 PM   #2
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I was there too. What a great tribute! Amazing men and women. RIP 6adam107
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Old 04-07-2021, 11:40 PM   #3
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Absolutely RIP sir and thanks for your awesome service. Thanks for your post op, really good pics. What a sad deal
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Old 04-08-2021, 12:09 AM   #4
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Thank you for the pictures, Iíve shed tears over this. My buddy is a trooper so it hits close to home. Senseless and sad. Continued prayers for his family and fellow Troopers!
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Old 04-08-2021, 01:31 AM   #5
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What an honorable tribute and, at the same time, a heart-wrenching thing to see.

Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures you took. Almost makes one feel as if he were there.
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Old 04-08-2021, 05:46 AM   #6
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I was there too. What a great tribute! Amazing men and women. RIP 6adam107
It was fantastic to meet men and women who came from departments all across the Nation. We ran into some from NY, Utah, Nebraska. Truly amazing.
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Old 04-08-2021, 05:47 AM   #7
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Absolutely RIP sir and thanks for your awesome service. Thanks for your post op, really good pics. What a sad deal
The service was beautiful and thank you. I have more pictures Iíll post below
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Old 04-08-2021, 05:49 AM   #8
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What an honorable tribute and, at the same time, a heart-wrenching thing to see.

Thanks for sharing these wonderful pictures you took. Almost makes one feel as if he were there.
So it rained/ drizzled almost the entire funeral/ precession which really added to the day, Iím just glad I was able to capture it for those who werenít able to go.
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Old 04-08-2021, 05:50 AM   #9
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Thank you for the pictures, Iíve shed tears over this. My buddy is a trooper so it hits close to home. Senseless and sad. Continued prayers for his family and fellow Troopers!
It was tough seeing all of kids and family, a father and husband taken too early. I have more pictures in going to post below!
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Old 04-08-2021, 05:58 AM   #10
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Here are some more pictures. Sorry if there is a duplicate
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Old 04-08-2021, 06:25 AM   #11
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Thank you for your support of the Walker family.

Ive been to far to many services like that lately. They are never easy.

Did you happen to see anything about a benefit that was set for May 8th in Mexia? It was posted on FB but my wife said they deleted the page. We had planned on going
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Old 04-08-2021, 06:29 AM   #12
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Continued prayers for the family and friends of Trooper Walker. Those kids faces in the photo break my heart. RIP sir.
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Old 04-08-2021, 06:33 AM   #13
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Thank you for sharing this somber event.
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:06 AM   #14
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No words I would say can express how humble it makes me feel to acknowledge the risk and sacrifice the men and women of law enforcement accept to be there for us in that capacity.
May he be at peace with Jesus.

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Old 04-08-2021, 07:13 AM   #15
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Rip

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Old 04-08-2021, 07:13 AM   #16
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Thank you for the pictures and I thank all LEO for their service and sacrifices.



Godspeed Trooper Walker
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Old 04-08-2021, 07:46 AM   #17
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Thanks for the pictures puts alot more thought into the words. RIP
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:01 AM   #18
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Great photos.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:25 AM   #19
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Thank you for the pictures and I thank all LEO for their service and sacrifices.



Godspeed Trooper Walker
RIP---Sir..............
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:31 AM   #20
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RIP, Prayers for the Family and God Bless You All!
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:44 AM   #22
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The saddest thing about those photos, which are wonderful by the way, is that you just won't see that kind of Americana in places like Houston.
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Thank you for your support of the Walker family.

Ive been to far to many services like that lately. They are never easy.

Did you happen to see anything about a benefit that was set for May 8th in Mexia? It was posted on FB but my wife said they deleted the page. We had planned on going
I have not, you can check the DPS Facebook page. All official things ďshouldĒ be shared there.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:51 AM   #24
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RIP Trooper Walker.
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Old 04-08-2021, 08:51 AM   #25
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The saddest thing about those photos, which are wonderful by the way, is that you just won't see that kind of Americana in places like Houston.
One of the things that really got me going was the pastor that spoke, looked over at the side of all the LEOs and said, ďI donít care what yíall see on the news or TV. America loves you and your communities support you! Donít you ever forget that!Ē

Service was outstanding.
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:00 AM   #26
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Thank you for sharing.
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:05 AM   #27
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If there are any trooper’s/Officers who see themselves or someone they know and would like a photo feel free to reach out to me!
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:05 AM   #28
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Thank you for sharing.
Absolutely!
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Old 04-08-2021, 09:41 AM   #29
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Another tribute that is well done. It also includes final call which is always the hardest part to hear




God Speed Troop, we have the watch
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Another tribute that is well done. It also includes final call which is always the hardest part to hear

A tribute to DPS Chad Walker - YouTube



God Speed Troop, we have the watch
The gentleman towards the beginning of the video in a suit standing next to the officer in the stands is actually myself. But yes, that was a beautiful video and a great representation of the amount of backing he had show up yesterday. For the 10 or so miles we drove from the HighSchool stadium to the grave sight there were people lined of all ages. Beautiful.
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Old 04-08-2021, 10:17 AM   #31
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Hurts to read. Thank you for sharing- Trooper Walker and family Thank you for the sacrifice.
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Old 04-08-2021, 10:53 AM   #32
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RIP......Prayers sent.
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Old 04-08-2021, 11:13 AM   #33
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RIP sir. Prayers for his friends and family.
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Old 04-08-2021, 11:42 AM   #34
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Prayers for his family. Well done video tribute and yes, the final call is tough.
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Old 04-08-2021, 11:49 AM   #35
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Thank you for the photos, although they got a little blurry.

I'm thankful for each Trooper's service and I'm glad today at least had nice weather. May God rest his weary soul and may He provide for his family.
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Old 04-08-2021, 11:49 AM   #36
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RIP Trooper. Prayers up for the Family. Thanks for the pics.
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Old 04-08-2021, 12:20 PM   #37
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Makes one Proud to be Texan!!

RIP Troop...
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Old 04-08-2021, 01:32 PM   #38
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I think the photo that gets me the most is the one with the little girl in the background! Breaks my heart for her!

RIP Trooper! Continued prayers for the family!
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Old 04-08-2021, 01:40 PM   #39
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Having personally known (was not only a relative but good friend) another State trooper that was killed in the line of duty in a very similar set of circumstances this literally hurts my heart and brings tears to my eyes.
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Another tribute that is well done. It also includes final call which is always the hardest part to hear

A tribute to DPS Chad Walker - YouTube



God Speed Troop, we have the watch
The final call is tough. I could not do that on the radio and am impressed that someone can hold it together to make the call.
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Old 04-08-2021, 04:14 PM   #41
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Thank you for sharing. So sad and senseless. Post #10, 4th picture with who I assume is his little girl, literally makes my heart ache. God Bless Trooper Walker, his entire family and his fellow officers.
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The final call is tough. I could not do that on the radio and am impressed that someone can hold it together to make the call.
I listened to the same dispatcher do 3. Two entirely too close together. I don't know how she did it. But, she was GREAT on the radios. No telling how many people she saved and caught

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Old 04-08-2021, 04:59 PM   #43
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Just heard another trooper shot in Grimes Co. Don’t know details.
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Just heard another trooper shot in Grimes Co. Donít know details.
....today?
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Thank you for sharing. So sad and senseless. Post #10, 4th picture with who I assume is his little girl, literally makes my heart ache. God Bless Trooper Walker, his entire family and his fellow officers.
It is, he left behind his wife, twin daughters, son, and 2 month old baby girl.
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The final call is tough. I could not do that on the radio and am impressed that someone can hold it together to make the call.
In 20 years in communications, I did 3 final calls. They were for friends and officers I worked with every day. Those were unquestionably the hardest words I have ever spoken. I can’t hear one today without tearing up.

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