City Marshal Walter C. Floyd

City Marshal Walter C. Floyd

Roff Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 1923

Walter C. Floyd

Marshal Floyd was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had refused to surrender a shotgun he was carrying through town. Marshal Floyd was unarmed during the initial confrontation and went to arm himself. When he returned to arrest the man he was shot. He died at 0300 hours the following morning.

The suspect, who pleaded self defense, was tried and acquitted.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 23, 1923
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 24, 2015

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