Constable Louis O. Ford, Jr.

Constable Louis O. Ford, Jr.

Orange County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 31, 1971

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Louis O. Ford, Jr.

Constable Louis Ford suffered a fatal heart attack after being struck in the neck while making an arrest.

The suspect who struck Constable Ford was arrested but all charges against him were later dropped.

Constable Ford had served as a deputy for 15 years before being elected constable. His brother was appointed to fill the vacancy following his death. Constable Ford was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Charges dropped


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Constable Ford,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Orange County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 31, 2021

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