Deputy Sheriff Eugene Andrew Gregory

Deputy Sheriff Eugene Andrew Gregory

Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, July 8, 1998

Eugene Andrew Gregory

Deputy Gregory was shot and killed after responding to a shots fired call. The suspect had threatened his landlord with a weapon after the landlord attempted to evict him. Upon Deputy Gregory's arrival he was met with gunfire and shot and killed. He was able to radio in that he needed backup. Several SWAT teams responded and surrounded the suspect who fired several hundred shots at the officers, wounding two others, during the ensuing 13 hours standoff. The suspect was shot and killed at approximately 1000 hours the next day.

Deputy Gregory is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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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