Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1966

Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Sawtell was killed in an automobile accident in Melbourne when his cruiser was struck by a car that ran stop sign.

Trooper Sawtell had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 4 months.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 47th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 31, 2013

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