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Polk County Sheriff's Office, FL

Polk County Sheriff's Office


Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Ricky Carlton Anderson
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Cause: Heart attack

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Master Deputy Sheriff Joseph "Shane" Robbins
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Friday, April 26, 2013
Cause: Automobile crash

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Sergeant Wesley Richard Whitmore, Jr.
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Sunday, December 12, 2010
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Detention Sergeant Ronnie O'Neal Brown
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Cause: Assault

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Vernon Matthew Williams
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Larry Rhoden
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Monday, October 22, 2001
Cause: Aircraft accident

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Gene Brian Wilkinson
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Monday, October 22, 2001
Cause: Aircraft accident

Frostproof Police Department, Florida

Officer Johnny Boyd Smith
Frostproof Police Department
EOW: Wednesday, May 9, 1990
Cause: Automobile crash

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff David Michael Goddard
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Thursday, February 2, 1989
Cause: Automobile crash

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Special Agent Waymon Dee Allen
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Sunday, March 15, 1987
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Frostproof Police Department, Florida

Patrolman Henry David McCall
Frostproof Police Department
EOW: Thursday, March 5, 1981
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Theron Anthony Burnham
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Friday, January 9, 1981
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Sollie Waller Rabun, Jr.
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Sunday, March 3, 1974
Cause: Struck by train

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Paul Andrew Powell
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Friday, May 26, 1967
Cause: Struck by train

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Leon Alexander Bernard
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Tuesday, April 9, 1963
Cause: Gunfire

Fort Meade Police Department, Florida

Officer Pascal Powell Brown
Fort Meade Police Department
EOW: Sunday, May 10, 1936
Cause: Gunfire

Mulberry Police Department, Florida

Constable Myrle A. Whidden
Mulberry Police Department
EOW: Saturday, April 11, 1936
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Constable Frank Dixon
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Thursday, September 22, 1932
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff J. Edward Harrelson
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Tuesday, December 21, 1926
Cause: Gunfire

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Deputy Sheriff Oliver Thomas Smith
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Monday, January 16, 1922
Cause: Gunfire


K9 LODDs


Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

K9 Diogi
Polk County Sheriff's Office
EOW: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Cause: Gunfire

Line of Duty Deaths: 20

Aircraft accident: 2
Assault: 1
Automobile crash: 3
Gunfire: 9
Gunfire (Accidental): 1
Heart attack: 1
Struck by train: 2
Struck by vehicle: 1

 

By Month

January: 2
February: 2
March: 3
April: 3
May: 3
September: 3
October: 2
December: 2

 

By Gender

Male: 20
Female: 0

 

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

view Gunfire: 1

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

Fort Meade Police Department, FL

Fort Meade Police Department
Fort Meade, FL
Fallen officers: 1

Frostproof Police Department, FL

Frostproof Police Department
Frostproof, FL
Fallen officers: 2

Mulberry Police Department, FL

Mulberry Police Department
Mulberry, FL
Fallen officers: 1

 

 
 
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