Captain Ike Steele

Captain Ike Steele

Florida State Road Department - State Convict Road Force, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, September 6, 1928

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Ike Steele

Captain Ike Steele succumbed to stab wounds sustained three days earlier when he was stabbed by a prisoner at the road prison in Panama City, Florida.

The 21-year-old inmate, serving a 10 year sentence, stabbed Captain Steele when he attempted to force him out of his cell after he refused to work. He was charged with murder, tried, and acquitted.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Incident Date Monday, September 3, 1928
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Acquitted

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice and may you always rest in peace knowing that your fellow law enforcement will always remember and thank you.

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

September 6, 2020

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