Police Officer Theodore Richard Zorsky

Police Officer Theodore Richard Zorsky

Key Biscayne Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, January 8, 2002

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Theodore Richard Zorsky

Police Officer Ted Zorsky was killed in an automobile crash while on patrol at approximately 3:00 am.

His vehicle went out of control and struck a palm tree on the side of the road. Officer Zorsky suffered a brain aneurysm as a result of the crash and died as a result.

Officer Zorsky was a United States Army veteran who had served with the Key Biscayne Police Department for 25 years and had previously served with the Hialeah Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his two daughters, who also served in law enforcement.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 32 years
  • Badge 13
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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I wrote this for my Dad when I was in high school. I miss him every day.

Officer Dad

Each night my Dad dresses in blue to fight crime and God knows who.

I think to myself as he walks out the door, will I see him tomorrow morn?

I go on with the rest of the night , but inside I have to fight, the chance I might not get to say...I love you Dad, the very next day.

Retired Lieutenant Karen Zorsky
Hollywood, FL PD - Daughter

January 25, 2024

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