Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Police Officer Arthur Ford suffered a fatal heart attack during a foot pursuit of a burglary suspect. Officer Ford and his partner had responded to a residential burglary and arrested one suspect in front of the home.
As Officer Ford's partner detained that suspect Officer Ford went to the back of the home caught a second suspect attempting to flee. While arresting this suspect the first suspect broke free and fled. Officer Ford chased the suspect for one mile and a half before collapsing. Other officers gave him CPR but were unable to revive him.
Officer Ford had served with the Stockton Police Department for two years.