Hero Down: Broward Sheriff's Deputy Marshall Peterson Dies At Home

A 28-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff's Office died at his residence on Apr. 24.

Pembroke Pines, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputy Marshall Peterson died at his residence on April 24, according to his department.

The deputy’s cause of death was not released.

Deputy Peterson, 53, was a 28-year veteran of the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

According to his obituary, the Georgia native was raised in Pembroke Pines, and went on to earn an Associate’s Degree from Broward Community College, where he attended the Criminal Justice Academy.

Deputy Peterson joined the sheriff’s office on Dec. 18, 1989.

In his off-time, Deputy Peterson enjoyed showcasing his 2010 Corvette Z16 Grand Sport, and was an active member of the Renegade Corvette Club.

He left behind his mother, sister, brother-in-law, niece, and nephew.

Deputy Peterson was laid to rest on Sunday.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Marshall Peterson, both blood and blue. Thank you for your service.

Rest easy, hero. We’ll hold the line from here.

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John-Brown
John-Brown

This is so sad. I hope it was natural, but when the department doesn't release cause of death, it usually ends up being suicide.

ffangel4u
ffangel4u

Israel, you're a sorry excuse for not giving this hero more than a few lines and a pitiful wave of the hand for serving Broward County over half of his life.
Rest In Peace Deputy Marshall Peterson. The Real Blue will take it from there. Many condolences to the family and department.

amlee
amlee

John-Brown.... Israel would be the Sheriff of "Coward", I mean Broward County. Have you not seen any news articles since Feb? BTW, there was a school shooting in that county too, if you didn't know.

John-Brown
John-Brown

I got it. It appeared he was responding to a post I couldn't see. This site has been having issues the past few days. No need to be a cunt, cunt.