(1944 – 1969)
Officer Lanny Langford was born in Louisville, Kentucky but moved to Florida at a young age, attending all four years of Gulf High School in New Port Richey. He played football for three of those years and was active in both the band and glee club prior to graduation in 1963. After serving in the Army National Guard and as an officer in the New Port Richey Police Department, he joined the Tarpon Springs Police Department in July of 1969. Officer Langford died from injuries sustained in an on duty traffic accident later that same year.