Police Officer Charles Blackburn Autry

Police Officer Charles Blackburn Autry

Cocoa Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 5, 1990

Charles Blackburn Autry

Police Officer Charles Autry suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in the department's mandatory physical fitness program.

He was completing a 3-mile walk when he suffered a major heart attack. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Autry had served with the Cocoa Beach Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Officer Autry,
On today, the 26th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cocoa Beach. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 5, 2016

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