Sheriff Stephen Frank Edwards

Sheriff Stephen Frank Edwards

Gadsden County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, December 14, 1901

Stephen Frank Edwards

Sheriff Edwards was killed after he and a suspect fell off of a moving train during a struggle. Sheriff Edwards was transporting a prisoner when the man's friend attacked him. Sheriff Edwards was able to shoot the suspect but he continued to struggle and they both fell off of the train and were killed.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Killed

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

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