Deputy Sheriff Michael C. Walizer Charles City County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia End of Watch: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Deputy Sheriff Michael C. Walizer | Charles City County Sheriff's Office, VirginiaCharles City County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Deputy Sheriff Michael C. Walizer

Charles City County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia
End of Watch: Saturday, March 31, 2012

Biographical Info

Age: 36
Tour of Duty: 11 years
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: March 31, 2012
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Agency Contact Information

Sheriff Javier J. Smith
Charles City County Sheriff’s Office
10780 Courthouse Road
Charles City, VA 23030
Phone: (804) 829-9265

Deputy Sheriff Michael Walizer was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup another deputy on a traffic stop at approximately 2:00 am.
He was driving on John Tyler Highway, one mile west of Route 155, when his patrol car ran off the right side of the roadway. The patrol car then crossed over to the other side of the road and struck a tree. Despite wearing a seat belt, he suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Deputy Walizer had served with the Charles City County Sheriff’s Office for six years and had served in law enforcement for 11 years. He had previously served with the Newport News / Williamsburg International Airport Police Department, Richmond International Airport Police Department, and Caroline County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife and four children.

A Charles City County deputy, responding to a traffic stop made by another deputy, was killed in a single-vehicle accident early Saturday morning on Route 5.
Deputy Michael C. Walizer, 36, of Charles City, died at the scene of a 2 a.m. accident, approximately one mile west of Route 155.
According to a statement from Virginia State Police Sergeant Thomas J. Molnar, Walizer’s vehicle, a 2008 Ford Crown Victoria, ran off the right side of Route 5, crossed back over the road, then ran off the left side where it struck a tree. Walizer was wearing his seat belt.
The accident is being investigated by the state police, and the Charles City County and New Kent County sheriff’s departments.
Walizer was an 11-year veteran of law enforcement. He previously worked with the Newport News/Williamsburg and Richmond International Airport police departments, and the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office. He joined the Charles City County Sheriff’s Office in 2006.
Charles City County Sheriff Javier J. Smith said this afternoon, "Our condolences go out to Michael’s family and his friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. This is a great loss for the department and the Charles City County community."
Walizer was married and had four children; three sons, ages one, 9 and 10, and a daughter, 11.
Funeral arrangements are not available.

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2 Responses to “Deputy Sheriff Michael C. Walizer Charles City County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia End of Watch: Saturday, March 31, 2012”


  1. 1 john April 1, 2012 at 11:23

    we lost a good man responding to assist another officer – our thoughts and prayers go out for his family and his fellow officers for their dedication

    • 2 themunz April 1, 2012 at 12:15

      We have been losing brothers and sisters for many years as we try to help one another. That is what makes that thin Blue Line so strong, inflexible and everlasting.

      We have the watch here, Deputy Walizer will be reassigned to a higher duty under the command of St. Michael.


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