Chief of Police Roy Franklin Fores

Chief of Police Roy Franklin Fores

Bladenboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, September 3, 1967

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Roy Franklin Fores

Chief Roy Fores suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a suspect. Chief Fores had responded to a call involving two drunk men who were fighting. When he arrived on the scene one of the men began to struggle with the chief.

Chief Fores was a United States Army World War II veteran.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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)

September 3, 2020

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