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Police Memorial

Fallen Officers

Since 1903 when the police department was officially born, 15 police officers have lost their lives in the line of duty. The first officer to die was the first Chief of Police James A. Mitchell who was killed in 1905.

These pages are dedicated to the men and women of the St. Petersburg Police Department who gave their lives protecting those they served.

We will remember you -- always.

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Chief of Police
James J. Mitchell

End of Watch
December 25, 1905

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Officer E.A. George

End of Watch
September 16, 1908

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Wayne Barry
Eugene Minor

Officer Eugene Minor

End of Watch
October 25, 1929

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Officer James Thornton

Officer James Thornton

End of Watch
October 16, 1937

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Officer William Newberry

Officer William Newberry

End of Watch
October 17, 1937

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Officer James Goodson

Officer James Goodson

End of Watch
December 25, 1947

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Officer James Krupp
Officer Gene A. Bessette

Officer Gene A. Bessette

End of Watch
November 10, 1961

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Officer Charles L. Eustes

Officer Charles L. Eustes

End of Watch
September 24, 1967

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Detective Herbert Sullivan

Detective Herbert Sullivan

End of Watch
August 18, 1980

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K-9/TAC Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz

K-9/TAC Officer Jeffrey Yaslowitz

End of Watch
January 24, 2011

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Sergeant Thomas Baitinger

Sergeant Thomas Baitinger

End of Watch
January 24, 2011

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Officer David S. Crawford

Officer David S. Crawford

End of Watch
February 21, 2011

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