City Marshal Walter C. Floyd

City Marshal Walter C. Floyd

Roff Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 1923

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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.


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Incident Details

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

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

June 24, 2020

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