Deputy Sheriff David Leroy Ford

Deputy Sheriff David Leroy Ford

Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, February 7, 1971

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David Leroy Ford

Deputy Sheriff David Ford and Deputy Sheriff Edward Henry were killed in an automobile accident while responding to a fire call.

As they responded on a highway a truck that was parked on the shoulder pulled into the travel lane in front of them. Their patrol car struck the back of the truck and both deputies were killed.

Deputy Ford was survived by his parents and three sisters.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 7, 2021

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