Sean Tuder, Clay County native who became officer, laid to rest


MOBILE, Ala. – Funeral services were held Friday for Officer Sean Tuder of the Mobile Police Department, who was a native of Clay County.

Tuder, 30, was gunned down Sunday while serving an arrest warrant, according to authorities. A 19-year-old was taken into custody on a capital murder charge.

According to WEAR-TV in Mobile, Alabama, speakers during Tuder's memorial described the fallen officer as a selfless servant, and someone who pushed other people to do their best. 

"When they call him a hero I will know they aren't just saying it. He is. He never did anything in his life without giving his all," Krissy Tuder, Officer Sean Tuder's, wife told WEAR-TV.

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Officer Tuder will be memorialized on the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington D.C.

The fallen officer graduated from Fleming Island High School and was a police officer in Palatka before joining the Mobile Police Department in 2016.