Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Friday, August 5, 1966

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Joseph Newton Sawtell, Jr.

Trooper Sawtell was killed in an automobile accident in Melbourne when his cruiser was struck by a car that ran stop sign.

Trooper Sawtell had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 4 months.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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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 5, 2020

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