Police Officer Stephen A. Taylor

Police Officer Stephen A. Taylor

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, October 19, 1982

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Stephen A. Taylor

Officer Taylor was shot and killed while responding to a bank robbery at Palafox Street and Gregory Street. The suspect was arrested and sentenced to death.

The suspect received a last minute stay of execution from the US Supreme Court on January 24, 2006, but was later executed by lethal injection on September 20, 2006.

Officer Taylor was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, brother, and three sisters.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 183

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 2006

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Remembering you this day,dear cousin. We spent some time together, worked together, even went on a double date in your Matador. My last memory of you was seeing your police car flying towards downtown, lights glaring on October 19th, that fateful day. May you rest in peace.

Michael Helton
Cousin

October 19, 2019

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