Deputy Sheriff W. A. "Dick" Worley

Deputy Sheriff W. A. "Dick" Worley

Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, July 21, 1921

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W. A. "Dick" Worley

Deputy Dick Worley was shot and killed after he and the sheriff responded to a call involving a drunk man shooting his gun. When the officers approached the man a shootout ensued in which Deputy Worley and the suspect were both killed.

Deputy Worley was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 62
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Worley,
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 Stephens County.


United States Border Patrol

July 21, 2021

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