Tustin Police Department remembers fallen officer during moving memorial ceremony

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After a two-year hiatus forced by COVID-19, the Tustin Police Department revived its annual memorial ceremony for the agency’s only officer to have died in the line of duty, Waldron “Wally” Karp. Twenty-one rifle volleys fired by a Tustin Honor Guard broke the quiet of the solemn ceremony. Sher Karp, daughter of Wally Karp, and his grandson, Jacob Karp, placed white roses at the feet of a statue of a kneeling officer. The event followed U.S. Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15 and is held in conjunction with National Police Week and Law Enforcement Appreciation Month. Earlier in the…


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