Detective Joe Nance

Detective Joe Nance

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, October 1, 1939

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Joe Nance

Detective Joe Nance succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when his vehicle was involved in a crash near Lakeland. He was en route to Lakeland to while following up on a murder investigation when a truck forced his vehicle off the road.

Detective Nance had served with the Tampa Police Department for 18 years.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, September 25, 1939


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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 1, 2020

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