Southlake Police Officer Dies After ‘Sudden Medical Event’

A Southlake police officer who had been with the department for about 21 years has died after a “sudden medical event,” the city said.

On Sunday, the City announced the death of Sgt. John Stokes, who joined the police department in 1999. The city did not release the cause of death but said it was not related to COVID-19.

Stokes was most recently a school resource officer supervisor (SRO) for Carroll ISD schools, the city said. He was named the Southlake Police Department Supervisor of the Year in 2018.

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[Rest easy, John. They’ll take it from here.]

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