Deputy Sheriff Renee Danell Azure

Deputy Sheriff Renee Danell Azure

Union County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, August 6, 2002

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Renee Danell Azure

Deputy Sheriff Renee Azure was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a burglar alarm in Raiford at 12:20 am.

During the response, her patrol car went out of control on SR-121 just north of Lake Butler and struck several trees. Deputy Azure was thrown from the patrol car and died at the scene.

Deputy Azure was the first female deputy for the Union County Sheriff's Office. She had served with the agency for five months and had been in law enforcement for two years. She is survived by her 3-year-old daughter, parents, and sister.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 63-14

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

burglary, emergency response

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Stopped in to visit and leave a reflection. I'm a few days late, but I will never forget you as you are a Blue Angel and will never be forgotten. I know your Mom is so proud of you and the police legacy that you now have with your daughter and sister. I know your Mom worries about them every day. Continue to keep watch over all of your loved ones.

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal
Loved leaves a memory no one can steal

Robert Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

August 8, 2021

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