Police Officer Carlos S. Stuteville

Police Officer Carlos S. Stuteville

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 22, 1964

Carlos S. Stuteville

Police Officer Carlos Stuteville was shot and killed at Miami International Airport.

He and an airport security guard were escorting a mentally ill sailor to an airplane for deportation to his native Jamaica. The man began to struggle with Officer Stuteville and gained control of his .38 caliber service revolver. The man shot and killed the security guard before turning and shooting Officer Stuteville, mortally wounding him.

The suspect was found not guilty by reason of insanity for Officer Stuteville's murder and deported to Jamaica.

Officer Stuteville had served with the Metro-Dade Police Department for over 15 years. He is survived by his wife and children.

Bio

  • Age 96
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 96

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Deported

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
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Florida Sheriffs Association

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