Missing Person Alert Issued For Retired Chicago Police Officer

CHICAGO (CBS) — Authorities have issued a missing person alert for a retired Chicago Police Department sergeant, who apparently walked away from his South Side home wearing his dress police uniform coat

Eldge Walton, 74, suffers from severe dementia and cancer. He was last seen Friday at 10:30 a.m. leaving his home in the 9200 block of South Blackstone, according to an alert issued by the Chicago Police Department.

Walton also was wearing his dark blue police uniform pants, a turquoise sweater and white and blue gym shoes.

He may also have his retired star with him. Walton retired in November, 2000 after serving for 36 years on the force.

He was not driving and does not have a weapon, according to his wife.

If you have any information, contact Area 2 at 312 745 6110.

  • Vetus

    Let’s hope he still doesn’t have his service revolver.

  • Trying to help

    This is a retro story. He heard Terry Hillard is back so he thought he had to go back to work. Probably find him at his former desk.

  • Pelly

    Vetus, the article addressed your concern.

    “He was not driving and does not have a weapon, according to his wife.”

    • Vetus

      That’s good to know.

  • Chana

    Pray for his safe return. I understand all too well with parents or loved ones with dementia

  • concern citizen

    my prayers for the sgt. walton and family for safe return.please,who ever read this comment- if,you live in the area.please help the family to find and locate sgt.walton.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Daily Weather Reports Delivered To You!SIGN UP NOW: Get daily weather reports every morning from meteorologist Steve Baskerville!
CBS Sports Radio RoundupGet your latest sports talk from across the country.

Listen Live