Deputy Sheriff Ford T. Humphrey

Deputy Sheriff Ford T. Humphrey

Stafford County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, October 9, 1980

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Ford T. Humphrey

Deputy Sheriff Ford Humphrey was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call. After Deputy Humphrey arrived the suspect opened fire with a shotgun, fatally wounding him.

The suspect was sentenced to 21 years but was released after serving only eight years.

Deputy Humphrey had served with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office for serven years and was assigned to Field Operations. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 24

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Released after 8 years

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Humphrey.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 23, 2019

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