Night Officer Ben Foret Ray

Night Officer Ben Foret Ray

Sour Lake Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 26, 1920

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Ben Foret Ray

Officer Ray was shot and killed while on patrol. The suspect was never identified or apprehended.

Officer Ray had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Never identified

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Officer Ray,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sour Lake.


United States Border Patrol

December 26, 2020

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