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Sgt. Kevin "Gale" Stauffer, Tupelo PD, MS; EOW: Monday, 12-23-2013

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PoliceLink Officer Down Remembers...



Sergeant Kevin "Gale" Stauffer
Tupelo Police Department

Mississippi
End of Watch: Monday, December 23, 2013


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Biographical Information
Age: 39
Tour of Duty: 9 Years
Badge Number: Not Available


Incident Details
Cause: Gunfire
Incident Date: Monday, December 23, 2013 
Weapon: Gun; Unknown Type
Suspect: At Large




Sergeant (formerly, Corporal) Gale Stauffer was shot and killed as he and two other officers responded to a bank robbery on South Gloster Street, near the intersection with Main Street, at approximately 3:00 pm.


As the officers approached the suspect(s), who were stopped in traffic at a railroad crossing, at least one subject opened fire on them at close range. Sergeant Stauffer was shot, and his unidentified 26-year-old partner was critically wounded before the subject(s) fled in a vehicle.


A citizen used one of the officers' radios to alert dispatchers that the officers had been shot. The wounded officer was transported to a local hospital in guarded condition.


The suspects(s) remain at large.


Sergeant Stauffer was a combat veteran of the Louisiana Army National Guard. He had served with the Tupelo Police Department for eight years and had previously served with the Lee County Sheriff's Office for one year.


Survivors include his wife and two children, ages 2 and 6., and his mother. 


 


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:


Chief Bart Aguirre

Tupelo Police Department

220 N Front Street

Tupelo, MS 38804


Phone: (662) 841-6491


 


                                                                             


This Information has been provided courtesy of the Officer Down Memorial Page and the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. 


"The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are as bold as a lion." - Proverbs 28:1

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Thank you for your service, Cpl, "Gale" Stauffer . Condolences and prayers to the Family, Co-workers, Friends, Community, and Mississippi.  


Rest in Peace, Cpl. Stauffer... You may now stand down.

 


 


                                                                                                       


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Rest in Peace, Brother!! Condoelnces to the Family, Friends and Co-Workers!!!


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 Rest in Peace Cpl Stauffer.  My prayers, thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends and department.

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 RIP Cpl. Stauffer.


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Deepest condolences to the famiy, friends and co-workers of Cpl. Stauffer.  R.I.P.

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May Corporal Stauffer and all who know and love him find peace.  Thank you for your service, sir.


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Rest in Peace Brother - Thank you for your service !

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Rest in peace Cpl. Stauffer.....    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and co-workers....

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rest In Peace Corporal Stauffer. My prayers and sympathies for the family and Tupelo PD.

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R.I.P. Brother.

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Rest in Peace Sgt. Stauffer....

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May Sergeant Stauffer find peace in God's loving embrace, his family and friend's peace in God's mercy and be remembered for how he lived his life.

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Rest in Peace Sgt. Stauffer. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and prayers are with the Stauffer Family and the Tupelo Police Department.

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Rest in peace, Sgt. Stauffer.

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  Rest In Peace Brother !!

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 Rest In Peace Brother!

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 R.I.P. Sgt. Kevin "Gale" Stauffer. 


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God comfort the family and friends of brave Sergeant Kevin "Gale" Staffer.  Keep them well all their lives.

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RIP! My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends at this sad time.

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R.I.P

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Rest in Peace Brother!  Prayers and condolences to family, friends and the agency for their loss...

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Rset in Peace MY Mississippi Brother ( We will find him !!! )

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 Rest In Peace, Brother.  May God be of constant comfort and strength to your family and friends. 


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REST IN PEACE................Sgt. Stauffer.


A job well done.


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rest in peace my brother.  you have been avenged.  POS was put down saturday morning by your brothers in phoenix arizona.

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RIP

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Rest In Peace Brother Officer, may God watch over your family and friends during this difficult time.


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RIP Sgt. Kevin Gale Stauffer, Godspeed Warrior


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Rest in Peace. May God watch over your family and Department.

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