Patrolman James Loyd Stapp

Patrolman James Loyd Stapp

Sweetwater Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, January 16, 1977

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James Loyd Stapp

Patrolman Stapp was shot and killed by a suspect with a 12-gauge shotgun. The man was sentenced to life and was denied parole in 2000. He later died in prison.

Patrolman Stapp had been with the agency for 17 years.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Died in prison

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Uncle Lloyd, you were one of the gentlest, kindest people I've ever been blessed to know. I never saw you without a smile on your face or that impish look in your eye. We still miss you every day.

Rick Clark

August 2, 2019

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