Sheriff Syl G. Ford

Sheriff Syl G. Ford

Kay County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, March 9, 1908

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Syl G. Ford

Sheriff Ford was killed when he fell underneath a train while returning to Ponca City with two deputies. The sheriff was trying to get off the train a few hundred feet before the terminal to avoid being seen by anyone he had warrants for. When he attempted to jump off he fell under the train and was killed.

Sheriff Ford was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 9, 2010

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