Deputy Floyd Thomas Settles

Deputy Floyd Thomas Settles

Marion County Sheriff's Office, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, February 24, 1972

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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 was denied parole again in January of 2021.

Deputy Settles was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the Marion County Sheriff's Department for three years. He is survived by his daughter.

Bio

  • 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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Deputy Sheriff Settles,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 24, 2022

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