Type of Officer: Deputy Sheriff
Jurisdiction: Harvey County
Death Date: 4/9/2005
Added to Memorial: 2006
Circumstances of Death: Gunshot
Deputy Kurt A. Ford was fatally wounded on April 9, 2005, when he entered the Newton home of suspect Gregory Moore. Moore was the subject of a domestic disturbance that resulted in a standoff with the police. Ford and other law enforcement officers forced their way into the residence after hearing a woman being struck by Moore. Moore opened fire and killed Deputy Ford.