Special Agent William Floyd

Special Agent William Floyd

Union Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, August 4, 1910

William Floyd

Special Agent William Floyd was shot and killed in Evanston, Wyoming, by a former railroad detective who had been dismissed from service.

The suspect, Agent Floyd, and Agent Floyd's wife were walking on railroad property when the former detective pulled a gun and fatally shot Agent Floyd.

The man turned himself in to a city detective a short time later. He was convicted of Agent Floyd's murder, sentenced to death, and subsequently executed.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Wyoming
  • Weapon Handgun; .41 caliber
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in Peace Special Agent William Floyd . Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting America's steel roadways.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Ancestors and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thug who murdered you is rotting in hell.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 4, 2016

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