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Corporal Jeffery Scott Sanford | Harris County Sheriff's Department, Texas Harris County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Corporal

Jeffery Scott Sanford

Harris County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, September 14, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 9/14/1991

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Convicted of capital murder

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Corporal Sanford was shot and killed as he tried to stop a robbery in progress. Corporal Sanford was off duty when he witnessed a suspect holding a gas station attendant at gunpoint. He entered the business through a side entrance, identified himself, and ordered the suspect to drop the gun. Unknown to Corporal Sanford, a second suspect was in one of the aisles. The second suspect shot Corporal Sanford from behind, killing him. The suspect was convicted of capital murder.

Corporal Sanford was survived by his wife, son and parents.

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22 years later and I remember this day like it was yesterday. Our lives were forever changed. You are always in our hearts. You are missed everyday. May you rest in peace and continue to be our Guardian Angel!
We love you! Robin & Justin

Robin Sanford-Eiler
Wife
September 14, 2013

 

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