Police Officer Lloyd W. Worthy

Police Officer Lloyd W. Worthy

Little Rock Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Saturday, September 2, 1967

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Lloyd W. Worthy

Police Officer Lloyd Worthy was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity.

He had been sent to a call, but stopped to investigate a vehicle on the way. He had made a radio call about the vehicle but was not heard from again. After chasing a man behind a house he was shot. He was able to make it back to the street where he collapsed. Several passersby offered aide and called for assistance.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Worthy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and had served with the Little Rock Police Department for two years. He was survived by his son.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

foot pursuit, suspicious vehicle

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I had the pleasure of meeting Officer Worthy’s son today and he briefly but very proudly told me about his father being a fallen Little Rock Police Officer. I thanked him for his father’s service and told him I would look more into learning about him. Thank you Officer Worthy for your service and sacrifice. Your life mattered.

Deputy Jeremy Hammons
United States Marshals Service

July 28, 2018

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