Officer John E. Owen

Officer John E. Owen

Orlando Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 4, 1962

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John E. Owen

Officer John Owen was shot and killed by an escapee from the Tavares Road Camp. The suspect was also shot and killed.

Officer Owen had served with the Orlando Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and two young children.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 4, 2020

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