Sergeant Richard Miles Watkins

Sergeant Richard Miles Watkins

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, May 3, 1976

Richard Miles Watkins

Deputy Watkins was killed in an automobile accident at Old Jennings Road and Highway 21 while following an ambulance to the hospital while leaving the scene of an attempted suicide call.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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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,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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