Sergeant Amos Cox

Sergeant Amos Cox

Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, August 4, 1965

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Amos Cox

Sergeant Amos Cox drowned during a rescue mission on the Banana River, near the 520 Causeway.

Sergeant Cox was a WWII veteran and had served with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office for nearly four years. He was survived by his wife and is buried in Christmas Cemetery, Christmas, Orange County, Florida.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 3 years, 11 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

water rescue

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Remembering Sergeant Amos Cox and reflecting on his service to the United States, Florida and the citizens of Brevard County. He is a true Florida hero and his selfless service will never be forgotten. Thoughts and prayers remain with Sergeant Cox's family, loved ones and the members of the Brevard County Sheriff's Office.

Gary L. Howze, Director
Florida Office of the Attorney General

August 4, 2021

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