Sergeant William S. Ford

Sergeant William S. Ford

Erie Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, July 30, 1935

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William S. Ford

Sergeant William Ford was shot and killed by a man that he had ejected from a train next to County Road in the Claxton Yards in Secaucus, New Jersey.

He was able to return fire, killing the subject.

Sergeant Ford had served with the Erie Railroad Police Department for 15 years.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location New Jersey
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 30, 2020

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