Trooper Charles W. Parks

Trooper Charles W. Parks

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, February 6, 1973

Charles W. Parks

Trooper Charles Parks was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend two armed robbery suspects in Jacksonville.

Trooper Parks had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 6 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters (the second born posthumously).


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Trooper Parks was also a member of the Yulee Volunteer Fire Department. We still lower our flag on February 6th every year in remembrance of his passing. Trooper Parks, your service to this community has not, and will not be forgotten

Chief Danny Lightsey
Yulee Volunteer Fire Dept

June 5, 2017

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