Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 22 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge
Sergeant Chapin was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three men for hunting at night.
As Sergeant Chapin and three other officers attempted to arrest the suspects in a wooded area off State Road 159 in Gadsden County, they were met with shotgun blasts. Two suspects were apprehended at the scene. The third suspect was apprehended at his home a few hours later.
Sergeant Chapin is survived by his wife and two children.