Patrolman Eugene E. DeBerry

Patrolman Eugene E. DeBerry

Lakeland Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, January 14, 1985

Eugene E. DeBerry

Patrolman DeBerry succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in 1966 while he attempted to overtake a speeding vehicle. The accident left him permanently paralyzed and he eventually succumbed to the injuries.

Patrolman DeBerry had served with the agency for 22 years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 1, 1966

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Patrolman DeBerry,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lakeland. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 14, 2015

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