Corporal Mark C. Caperton

Corporal Mark C. Caperton

Collier County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 23, 1984

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Mark C. Caperton

Corporal Mark Caperton was struck and killed by a drunk driver on US-41 at 0225 hours while en route to assist a cab driver who had been assaulted. The drunk driver crossed the center lane, striking his patrol car head on.
Corporal Caperton had been with the agency for almost four years and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 224

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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This is my father. Thank you to those who still remember and take the time to honor all fallen officers.

Andrea Saucedo

September 23, 2020

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