Captain Floyd Allen Riley

Captain Floyd Allen Riley

Garland County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, April 23, 1991

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Floyd Allen Riley

Captain Floyd Riley and Reserve Sergeant Billy Baruday were killed when their Hughes TH-55 Osage two-seat helicopter crashed in a wooded area near Traskwood in Saline County.

They were assisting other deputies in the pursuit of several juvenile burglary suspects who had previously escaped custody.

Captain Riley is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and stepson.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aerial search, escapee, helicopter crash, juvenile offender

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Rest in peace Captain Riley.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 24, 2021

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