Police Officer Charles Blackburn Autry

Police Officer Charles Blackburn Autry

Cocoa Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, September 5, 1990

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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 26

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 5, 2020

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