Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years, 9 months
Badge # 26
Cause: Duty related illness
Incident Date: 10/4/1927
Officer Alex Tedford died after contracting an infection while conducting a prohibition raid. During the raid Officer Tedford fell and tore ligaments in one of his legs. A blood clot and infection formed, causing his death.
He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.
Officer Tedford's brother, T. A. Tedford, was shot and killed in the line of duty 15 years earlier while serving as a member of the Dallas Police Department.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Officer Theodore Alonzo Tedford