Sheriff Richard Stanley Worley

Sheriff Richard Stanley Worley

Hot Springs County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Sunday, December 7, 1913

Add to My Heroes

Richard Stanley Worley

Sheriff Richard Worley succumbed to injuries sustained on December 1st, 1913, when a gas-powered railroad motorcycle he was operating crashed on the Rock Island Railroad tracks near Butterfield.

He was searching for a murder suspect at night when the railroad motorcycle struck an open switch. He was thrown to the ground and suffered a severe leg injury that required the leg to be amputated. He died at his home on December 7th, 1913, after experiencing complications from the surgery.

Sheriff Worley was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, December 1, 1913

murder suspect

Most Recent Reflection

View all 1 Reflections

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

September 24, 2022

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.