Sergeant Charles Sea

Sergeant Charles Sea

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, May 24, 1959

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Charles Sea

Sergeant Sea was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call that turned out to be a burglary.

Sgt. Charlie Sea and his partner were patrolling in their car when they responded to a disturbamce call around midnight at Duval Street and Myrtle Ave.

Upon arrival at scene, the officers proceeded toward the back yards of houses in the 300 block on N. Myrtle Ave. When they approached the suspect at the rear of a porch at 313 N. Myrtle Ave., Sgt. Sea began to question him. The suspect did not answer, slid off the porch, and started firing a pistol at Sgt. Sea and his partner. Sgt. Sea was mortally wounded. His partner gave chase. The suspect was ultimately taken into custody and sentenced to life in prison.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

burglary, disturbance

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Rest in peace Sergeant Sea.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 24, 2019

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