Correctional Officer Adam Michael Sanderson

Correctional Officer Adam Michael Sanderson

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

End of Watch Friday, March 6, 2009

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Adam Michael Sanderson

Correctional Officer Adam Sanderson was killed in automobile crash when the driver of a vehicle fleeing the scene of a stabbing struck the DOC van head-on in Union County.

Officer Sanderson, who was driving the van, was killed in the crash and a second officer was injured. The two officers were conducting a perimeter check while participating in a mock escape drill at the the time.

The suspect driving the truck, who was also a Department of Corrections employee, was also killed in the crash.

Officer Sanderson had served with the agency for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 44548

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Your missed everyday Adam.

With great love, comes great grieving. There is no allotted grieving period for a broken heart.

Marian Danson Griffis
Fla. Dept. Of Corrections

March 6, 2019

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