Officer Sam Griffin Lanford

Officer Sam Griffin Lanford

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, June 29, 1933

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Sam Griffin Lanford

Officer Griffin Lanford was shot and killed after he and his partner interrupted a burglary. Officer Lanford was fatally shot by the burglar. His partner was able to wound the suspect who was later arrested and executed.

Officer Lanford had been with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, three bothers, and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 170

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in peace Officer Lanford.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 30, 2019

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