Deputy Floyd Thomas Settles

Deputy Floyd Thomas Settles

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 24, 1972

Floyd Thomas Settles

Deputy Floyd Settles was shot and killed when he responded to an attempted bank robbery in Cumberland.

The suspect was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life in prison. On January 19, 2016, the Indiana Parole Board voted unanimously to deny his parole for the sixth time. He is eligible for parole again in January of 2021.

Deputy Settles had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Department for three years. He was also a US Marine Corps veteran having served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War. He is survived by his daughter.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 141
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

bank robbery

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Hard to believe that we’d both be in our 70’s now Tom. But, I only remember you as a young guy ready to try anything at least once.
Miss you pal,

Ryan Phillips
High school buddies

August 18, 2018

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