Gulf Coast sends condolences on death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — The Gulf Coast is mourning fallen Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder who was killed January 20, 2019, doing a follow-up investigation at Peach Place Inn when he was gunned down by a suspect.

Members of the Law Enforcement community are sharing their condolences. 

“The JCSO sends prayers and support to the Mobile police family during the loss of this fine young officer. We will be here if there are any needs during this time of grief.” – Sheriff Mike Ezell of Jackson County, MS

“Prayers for Mobile AL officer Sean tuder who was tragically shot and killed today. We join the community and family of Officer Tuder durning the difficult days ahead!  Because HIS Life Mattered,”  — Chaplain Ron Leonard of the K9s for Christ organization

“Officer Sean Tuder previously served at Palatka Police Department. Our thoughts are with his family and law enforcement family. Many of our deputies worked him him and our hearts are breaking. #RIP #GoneTooSoon” — Putnam County Florida Sheriff’s Office

“It doesn’t end. @MobileALPolice confirmed Officer Sean Tuder was shot earlier today trying to arrest a suspect. Our thoughts are with Officer Tuder’s family and the entire MPD family.” — National Sheriff’s Association 

Officer Tuder’s death came just 11 short months after the death of Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa. The Justin Billa Memorial Foundation posted on the facebook page stating,

“Today we lost one of our own, just 11 short months after Justin. Our prayers are with Sean’s family as well as our actions. We will be there in any way we possibly can for his wife Krissy and his entire family. This not a journey that is traveled alone. Our blue family runs strong and we take care of each other.”

Governor Kay Ivey on Sunday issued the following statement regarding the shooting death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder:

“Less than a day after laying to rest Birmingham Police Sergeant Wytasha Carter, I’m saddened to learn of the death of Mobile Police Officer Sean Tuder, who was killed today in the line of duty. I extend my sincerest condolences and heartfelt prayers to Officer Tuder’s wife and family, fellow officers and to the community he served. Officer Tuder was an exceptional young officer, a true leader and was once recognized as ‘Officer of the Month’ for his commitment to serve and protect. This senseless tragedy has sadly taken the life of yet another Mobile police officer, far too soon, and stands as a reminder of the sacrifices made by those who wear the badge. To the Mobile community, know that all of Alabama joins you in mourning this remarkable law enforcement officer.”

Mobile County Commissioners send their condolences in the death of Officer Sean Tuder:

“The Mobile County Commission offers deepest condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of Mobile Police Department Officer Sean Tuder who lost his life in the line of duty this afternoon. Please join us in lifting up in prayer every person who was touched by the life of this young officer. Officer Tuder took the oath to serve and protect us; he sacrificed his life carrying out that oath.” — Merceria Ludgood District One, Connie Hudson District Two, Jerry Carl District Three

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