Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 14 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 10/15/1964
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Officer Bafford was shot and killed by a suspect he had just arrested for shooting at a couple moments earlier. The suspect was shot and wounded and then taken into custody by an off duty officer who came across the shooting scene.
The 16 year-old suspect was found incompetent to stand trial and committed at a state mental institution.
Officer Bafford had served with the agency for 14 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and two sons.