Jeffrey D. Young
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 18, 1987
Trooper Young, a member of the narcotics squad, was shot while attempting to arrest a drug courier during a traffic stop in Manatee.
Trooper Young had served the residents of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 3 years. His career with FHP began February 1, 1984. He was in the 70th recruit class in Tallahassee, from February 4 to April 27, 1984. He was stationed in Miami and Bradenton. At the time of his death, he was 28. He was survived by his wife, Karen, and daughter, Christina.
Dave Kerner, Executive Director