Sergeant Earl Lucien Alfred

Sergeant Earl Lucien Alfred

Slidell Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, August 13, 1975

Earl Lucien Alfred

Sergeant Earl Alfred was shot and killed while responding to a robbery call at a jewelry store. He was shot and killed with his own gun as he struggled with the suspect. A 20-year-old store employee who the suspect stabbed 22 times managed to crawl to Sergeant Alfred's patrol car and call for help. She died as a result of her wounds.

The 26-year-old suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.

In 2015 a street named Sergeant Alfred Drive was named in his honor.

Sergeant Alfred had served with the Slidell Police Department for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Sgt. Alfred, thank you for your service to law enforcement. I hope I can find your family to let them know we are honoring you.

SA Ellen Pierson

December 11, 2017

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