Corporal Alfredo Banos

Corporal Alfredo Banos

Lee County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, January 20, 2001

Alfredo Banos

Corporal Alfredo Banos was killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup another officer and to serve as a Spanish translator at a machete fight several miles away.

Corporal Banos was driving eastbound when his patrol car slid into the westbound lane while going around a curve. His vehicle was then struck on the driver's side by another vehicle, causing it to burst into flames upon impact. The roadway had been wet from heavy rains at the time of the accident.

Corporal Banos had been employed with the Lee County Sheriff's Office for ten years.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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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.

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

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Florida Sheriffs Association

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