Deputy Sheriff Kevin Douglas Mathews

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Douglas Mathews

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, March 6, 1992

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Kevin Douglas Mathews

Deputy Sheriff Kevin Mathews was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a private limousine while conducting an escort for the motorcade of presidential candidate Paul Tsongas.

He was attempting to block traffic at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and North County Road, in Palm Beach, when he was struck. The limousine that struck him was not part of the motorcade. The driver received a traffic citation but was later found not guilty.

Deputy Mathews is survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

escort, executive protection

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Mathews.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 5, 2021

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