Sergeant Ezra Sutherland

Sergeant Ezra Sutherland

Jefferson County Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, June 19, 1950

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Ezra Sutherland

Sergeant Ezra Sutherland was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on the Dixie Highway near Pages Lane at about 4:20 am.

The driver of the other vehicle was apprehended and charged with manslaughter, assault and battery, reckless driving, and failure to stop and render aid.

Sergeant Sutherland was survived by his wife, two stepsons, father, and brother.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 19, 2020

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