Corporal Eric Byron Streeter

Corporal Eric Byron Streeter

Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, March 13, 1984

Eric Byron Streeter

Corporal Eric Streeter was shot and killed while following two escapees from the county jail. He had noticed the suspects driving in traffic and began to follow them while he waited for backup. The suspects saw that they were being followed, stopped the car, and opened fire, killing Corporal Streeter before he could take action. They were later apprehended.

Corporal Streeter had been with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and children. One son later became a Florida State Trooper.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 185

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 11, 1984
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Florida Sheriffs Association

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