Rank: Deputy Sheriff Panel: 7-W: 21 Department: Broward County, Florida, S.O. End of Watch: December 15, 1997 Cause: Automobile Crash Age: 39 Years of Service: 10
Description: K-9 Deputy Metroka was on routine patrol when a car suddenly turned in front of him causing an accident. Deputy Metroka never regained consciousness. The suspect fled the scene. Fellow K-9 Officer Woedon remained at Deputy Metroka's side until help arrived.