Deputy Sheriff Michael John Alexander

Deputy Sheriff Michael John Alexander

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, May 3, 1998

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Michael John Alexander

Deputy Sheriff Michael Alexander was killed when his cruiser was struck by a tractor trailer on the Overseas Highway at mile marker 90. Deputy Alexander was turning around, possibly in an attempt to stop a reported reckless driver, when he pulled in front of the tractor trailer and was struck. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He is survived by his wife and three young children.

Deputy Alexander had served with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office for less than one year and had previously served with the Metro-Dade Police Department for 16 years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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