Deputy Sheriff Samuel Parker, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Samuel Parker, Jr.

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 23, 1975

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Samuel Parker, Jr.

Deputy Samuel Parker succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident one month earlier.

The accident caused one of his feet to be severed. As he was being prepared for surgery the next month, he suffered a fatal heart attack.

Deputy Parker had previously served with the United States Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 19, 1974

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

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

January 23, 2021

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