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Police Officer John David Patton | Carrabelle Police Department, Florida Carrabelle Police Department, Florida

Police Officer

John David Patton

Carrabelle Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, July 9, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .308 caliber

Offender: Committed suicide

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Police Officer John Patton was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call on CR-67, near Avenue G. He was shot with a .308 caliber rifle as he stepped out of his patrol car when he arrived at the scene.

The suspect then exited his house and committed suicide.

Officer Patton had served with the Carrabelle Polie Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
July 15, 2015


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