Fla. SRO suffers fatal heart attack

The officer collapsed after he returned home from a day serving as camp leader for the local Police Athletic League’s Police Camp

Duty Death: Officer Steven J. Brown - [Port St. Lucie Police Department, Florida]

End of Service: 06/12/2019


By PoliceOne Staff

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.  — An officer suffered a fatal heart attack Wednesday.

According to the Officer Down Memorial Page, Officer Steven Brown was a camp leader for the Port St. Lucie Police Athletic League’s Police Camp. After three days of strenuous outdoor activities, Brown had a heart attack and collapsed when he returned home at the end of the third day.

Officer Steven J. Brown (Photo/ Port St. Lucie Police Department)
Officer Steven J. Brown (Photo/ Port St. Lucie Police Department)

Brown was involved with the camp as part of his summertime duties as a school resource officer.

The officer served with his department for 14 years and is survived by his wife, daughter and son.

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