Police Officer Carlos S. Stuteville

Police Officer Carlos S. Stuteville

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 22, 1964

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Carlos S. Stuteville

Police Officer Carlos Stuteville was shot and killed at Miami International Airport.

He and an airport security guard were escorting a mentally ill sailor to an airplane for deportation to his native Jamaica. The man began to struggle with Officer Stuteville and gained control of his .38 caliber service revolver. The man shot and killed the security guard before turning and shooting Officer Stuteville, mortally wounding him.

The suspect was found not guilty by reason of insanity for Officer Stuteville's murder and deported to Jamaica.

Officer Stuteville had served with the Metro-Dade Police Department for over 15 years. He is survived by his wife and children.

Bio

  • Age 96
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 96

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Deported

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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