Deputy Sheriff Amos R. Wofford

Deputy Sheriff Amos R. Wofford

Wood County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, February 4, 1907

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Amos R. Wofford

Deputy Wofford and his brother, Constable John Wofford of the Wood County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, were shot and killed while they attempted to arrest a father and son for liquor violations. One of the suspects produced a handgun and opened fire, fatally wounding both lawmen. Both suspects were also shot and killed by return fire in the incident.
Deputy Wofford had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Both shot and killed

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Wofford.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 6, 2019

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