Sergeant Howard Daniel Starling

Sergeant Howard Daniel Starling

Florida Department of Corrections, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, July 4, 1964

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Howard Daniel Starling

Sergeant Howard Starling suffered a fatal heart attack while chasing an escapee through a swamp.

Sergeant Starling was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and was assigned to the Florida State Prison.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

escape attempt

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest In Peace always

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 4, 2020

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