Officer William Edward Stafford

Officer William Edward Stafford

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 1948

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William Edward Stafford

Officer William Stafford was killed after being struck by a vehicle during a traffic stop.

As he was talking with the violator another vehicle swerved off of the roadway, striking both men. The driver of the car was charged with murder witout malice but was not convicted.

Officer Stafford had been employed with the Dallas Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 564

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in Peace Officer William Edward Stafford. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Dallas and The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you burns forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent Barry Sherwood Ret.
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

September 23, 2016

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