Deputy Sheriff Michael Shostak

Deputy Sheriff Michael Shostak

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, November 8, 2001

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Michael Shostak

Deputy Michael Shostak succumbed to injuries received two weeks earlier in an automobile accident.

On the night of the incident, his shift was scheduled to end 13 minutes later, at 0300 hours, when he lost control of his patrol car at 0247 hours and struck a utility pole.
Deputy Shostak had been employed with the Lee County Sheriff's Office for two years, and had been in law enforcement for six years. He is survived by his wife and 2-year-old daughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 99032

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, October 25, 2001

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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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