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Sheriff Ralph Francis Baker | Madison County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Madison County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

Sheriff

Ralph Francis Baker

Madison County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Monday, January 5, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: 27 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Drowned

Incident Date: 1/5/1998

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Sheriff Ralph Baker drowned after his cruiser was washed into a flooded river while he was searching for a stolen vehicle. He was attempting to cross a low water bridge which was covered with water. After the cruiser was washed into the creek it flipped over trapping him inside. He was found still in his seatbelt.

Sheriff Baker had been employed with the Madison County Sheriff's Department for 27 years, 25 of which as the sheriff.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 14th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those who love and miss
.you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
January 5, 2012

 

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