Deputy Sheriff Michael Christopher Doane

Deputy Sheriff Michael Christopher Doane

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, December 24, 1999

Michael Christopher Doane

Deputy Doane died approximately two weeks after being involved in a car accident which happened as responded to assist another deputy who had been shot. The second deputy had been moonlighting as a security guard at a nightclub when he was shot while chasing a shooting suspect. Deputy Doane was responding to assist the wounded deputy when his cruiser struck two parked trucks when he swerved to avoid another car. He remained on life support for 12 days until his family decided to remove it. The suspect was charged with attempted murder for the shooting of the second deputy.
Deputy Doane had been in law enforcement for a total of seven years. He was survived by his parents and sister.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, December 12, 1999

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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

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Florida Sheriffs Association

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