Medical City Denton honored the late Officer Jerry Walker from the Little Elm Police Department today with a plaque in the emergency department and a special service in the chapel. Officer Walker was killed in the line of duty one year ago.
The emergency staff who cared for Officer Walker on January 17, 2017, wanted to honor the 18-year Little Elm police force veteran for his brave and selfless service to the people of Denton County. The plaque is inscribed with the words:
Police Officer Jerry Walker
End of Watch
January 17th, 2017
Dedicated to the memory of Police Officer Jerry Walker who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting the citizens of Little Elm Texas.
“Blessed are the peacemakers”
During the short service for Walker’s fellow officers and hospital staff, Rhonda Ross, vice president of nursing, had these words to say:
“As we remember the life of Detective Walker, we here at Medical City Denton wanted to honor his service and sacrifice as well as those who valiantly worked to save his life. From the medics on scene to the ED Staff, your efforts did not go unnoticed. As we move forward, we want to pay respect to the past while at the same time work to move forward using the memory of Detective Walker to inspire our work. We here at Medical City Denton wanted to create a lasting memento to the life and service of Detective Walker.”