Deputy Sheriff Roger Wayne Fulford

Deputy Sheriff Roger Wayne Fulford

Pamlico County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, May 15, 1969

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Roger Wayne Fulford

Deputy Sheriff Roger Fulford was shot and killed on the outskirts of Bayboro while he and an ABC agent attempted to serve a warrant on a man for selling illegal whiskey.

As Deputy Fulford stood on the man's porch the man opened fire with a shotgun, killing him.

The subject was shot and killed by fellow officers following a prolonged standoff.

Deputy Fulford was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Pamlico County Sheriff's Office for nine years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation, warrant service

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I was there when this happened. I assisted in the rescue efforts and the capture of the victim. Such a sad time to loose one of our brothers in LEO. I have prayed for his family and still do. I was a SHP trooper stationed in Craven co.

F/Sgt B.E. Edwards
NCSHP Troop A District 6

June 18, 2020

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