Police Officer Michael Louviere Westwego (LA) Police Department End of Watch: January 20, 2017 Officer Michael Louviere of the Westwego (LA) Police Department was shot and killed on January 20, 2017, when he stopped to assist at what he thought was a traffic crash. While attempting to assist a crash victim, Officer Louviere was ambushed and shot by a male suspect who had been involved in a domestic dispute with the occupants of the crashed vehicle. Officer Louviere is the fourth officer to…

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A demonstrator protesting at the shooting death of Alton Sterling is detained by law enforcement near the headquarters of the Baton Rouge Police Department in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US July 9, 2016.

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Officer Shannon Brown of the Fenton (LA) Police Department died six days after…

Alice Stebbins Wells (1873 – 1957) the first American-born female police officer in the United States, hired in 1910 in Los Angeles. Wells joined the LA Police Department after petitioning the mayor, police commissioner, and the LA city council in order to better aid other women and children who were victims of crime. Wells went on to become the founder and first president of the International Policewomen's Association and traveled throughout America and Canada to promote female officers.

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Sergeant David Elahi Sterlington (LA) Police Department End of Watch: July 3, 2016 Sergeant David Elahi was struck and killed by an impaired driver while conducting a traffic stop with two other officers. Sergeant Elahi was declared dead at the scene. The other officers sustained non-life threatening injuries. The suspect was arrested and charged. Sergeant Elahi is the fifth officer to have been struck and killed in 2016 and the fourth officer fatality for the state of Louisiana.

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Police Officer Matthew Gerald Baton Rouge (LA) Police Department End of Watch: July 17, 2016 Police Officer Matthew Gerald was shot and killed while responding to do reports of a man with a gun. Officer Gerald, Baton Rouge PD Corporal Montrell Jackson and Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola were shot and killed during the confrontation. Three other officers were wounded. The suspect was killed by responding officers. Officer to have been 31 shot and killed in 2016 & the 7 of…

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