Officer James D. Sanford

Officer James D. Sanford

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, September 20, 1961

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James D. Sanford

Officer Sanford died from injuries suffered during an accident on Upper Wetumpka road near Duffy’s Tavern. A drunk driver struck Officer Sanford, a solo motor officer.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, September 1, 1961

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 20, 2020

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