Deputy First Class Norman Cecil Lewis

Deputy First Class Norman Cecil Lewis

Orange County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, January 9, 2017

Norman Cecil Lewis

Deputy First Class Norman Lewis was killed in a motorcycle crash while participating in the search of the subject who had just murdered Lieutenant Debra Clayton, of the Orlando Police Department.

Lieutenant Clayton had been shot and killed when she encountered a wanted murder suspect in the parking lot of the Walmart on Princeton Street. After shooting her, the subject fled in a carjacked vehicle and shot at an Orange County deputy who located the vehicle. During the ensuing search, Deputy Lewis' motorcycle collided with a vehicle that turned in front of him at the intersection of Pine Hills Road and Balboa Drive.

The subject who murdered Lieutenant Clayton was captured on January 17th, 2017.

Deputy Lewis had served with the Orange County Sheriff's Office for 11 years.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Never forgotten. Always honored. Always missed.

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Norman was killed.

To the Lewis family, fellow deputies, and all who call Norman beloved , my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Lewis gave to his community and the citizens of Florida , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on January 9, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 20, 2018

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