Corporal Mark C. Caperton

Corporal Mark C. Caperton

Collier County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 23, 1984

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Mark C. Caperton

Corporal Mark Caperton was killed by a drunk driver on US-41 at 0225 hours while en route to assist a cab driver who had been assaulted. Corporal Caperton slammed into the side of the car when the driver made a left turn in front of him. The 26-year-old driver and a 20-year-old companion were also killed. The drivers blood alcohol level was 0.18%.

Corporal Caperton had been with the agency for almost four years and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 224

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed

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