Thousands to gather for the funeral of Trooper Joel Davis

JEFFERSON COUNTY (WSYR-TV) - Thousands of police officers from around the country have gathered in Jefferson County to pay their final respects to New York State Police Trooper Joel Davis.


Calling hours for Davis were held on Friday at the Magrath Sports Arena at Fort Drum. Davis’ funeral is set for Saturday afternoon beginning at 1 p.m. in the same location.


Davis shot and killed Sunday after responding to a domestic call in the Town of Theresa. Justin Walters, a Fort Drum soldier is charged Davis’ murder.  Walters is also charged with the murder of his wife Nichole Walters-Lum.


NewasChannel 9 will provide live coverage of the funeral of Trooper Joel Davis. It will be televised on Channel 9.2, Spectrum Cable 1240, Verizon FIOS 470 and New Visions 23.  We will also stream the funeral live on


A GoFundMe page has been set up for Trooper Davis' wife and three children. 

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