Officer Alexander W. Tedford

Officer Alexander W. Tedford

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 26, 1927

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Alexander W. Tedford

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.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 14 years, 9 months
  • Badge 26

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 4, 1927

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Rest in peace Officer Tedford. Was wondering if you were related to football coach Jeff Tedford?

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 26, 2018

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