Monday, August 24, 2015

Officer Down

I have just learned with much grief and sadness that Senior Trooper Steven Vincent has succumbed to his wounds.  Sr. Trooper Vincent was shot yesterday near Lake Charles during a traffic stop.  He was a 13-year veteran of the force and leaves a wife and son.

Police officers all over Louisiana are now adding mourning bands to their badges.  A suspect is in custody.

Please take a moment and say a prayer for Trooper Vincent, his wife and son.

3 comments:

Old NFO said...

Thoughts and prayers for the family. That is truly sad to go from helping to dying in a split second.

Anonymous said...

Thoughts and prayers......good BUT, we now have a perp with a smoking gun, literally. Are we going to house and feed this low life for the next 30 years while his lawyers appeal? Or are we going to do the right thing for society and eliminate his genetic footprint?
Steve

Theother Ryan said...

Sorry to hear that. LC is the 'big city' we go to most frequently so out of curiosity I looked up the address. It was right about where I figured it would be.

That is a several mile stretch where we no longer stop, even during the day.

After a sketchy experience I decided that unless it was the only source of water and I was on fire I wasn't going back. Just not a place I should be.

In any case I hope justice is swift and that his family ends up OK.