Officer Michael David Stewart

Officer Michael David Stewart

Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 27, 1975

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Michael David Stewart

Officer Michael Stewart was shot and killed when he and another officer responded to a sexual battery in progress at a restaurant on Atlantic Boulevard. The other officer was shot and wounded.

The suspect was apprehended and executed for the murder on January 30, 1985.

Officer Stewart's death prompted a citizen campaign to donate money for the purchase of bullet proof vests.

Officer Stewart had served with the agency for only 1 year. He was survived by his wife, parents, and siblings.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1985

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We are still saddened by your loss. I remember the day well, I wish we didn't have to and could have retired together. Terry Parker Class of 1970. We would be going to our 50th anniversary reunion and reflecting on our past adventures.

Sergeant Gary M. Peacock 5250
Jacksonville Sheriffs Office

August 31, 2021

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