Officer Edward Ford

Officer Edward Ford

Greensboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, June 8, 1962

Edward Ford

Officer Ford was shot and killed with his own service weapon while booking a prisoner he had just arrested. Officer Ford was talking on the phone when the man grabbed his service weapon and shot him.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison July 12, 1962. In 1969 he escaped from prison but was recaptured a few days in Wilmington, Delaware. He was paroled in 1976.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Paroled in 1976

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Rest in peace Officer Ford. A trusted hero of humility and pride.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 14, 2018

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