Police Officer Stephen Owen Corbett

Police Officer Stephen Owen Corbett

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 28, 1983

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Stephen Owen Corbett

Police Officer Steven Corbett was struck and killed by a vehicle on I-95, near Hallandale Beach Boulevard, shortly after midnight while setting up flares at the scene of a major accident.

A car came over a hump in the road and struck Officer Corbett. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. No charges were filed against the driver.

Officer Corbett had served with the Metro-Dade Police Department for only six months. He was survived by his fiancee, parents, brothers, and sisters.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 3661

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident scene

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Today, I visited your grave, Officer Corbett and those of your beloved folks to salute you and the sacrifice of dignity, integrity, honor and character you accentuated everyday to serve Dade County. Rest in peace. So young and so humbly heroic!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 11, 2023

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