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Trooper Charles W. Parks | Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

Trooper

Charles W. Parks

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 6, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Trooper Charles Parks was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend two armed robbery suspects in Jacksonville.

Trooper Parks had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters (the second born posthumously).

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Trooper Parks was also a member of the Yulee Volunteer Fire Department. We still lower our flag on February 6th every year in remembrance of his passing. Trooper Parks, your service to this community has not, and will not be forgotten

Chief Danny Lightsey
Yulee Volunteer Fire Dept
June 5, 2017

 

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