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Sergeant Morris Cavaliere, Jr. | New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

Sergeant

Morris Cavaliere, Jr.

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Sunday, April 26, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 1467

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 4/25/1998

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Sergeant Morris Cavaliere died of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident several hours earlier while he was escorting a wedding procession.

The procession had slowed down and one of the vehicles stopped to let a car cross through an intersection. The car began to proceed through the intersection in an attempt to beat the procession. Sergeant Cavaliere's motorcycle struck the side of the car.

Sergeant Cavaliere had served with the New Orleans Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife, 4-year-old son, parents, brother, and two sisters.

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Hi son, on April 26 it will be 19 years since God called you home. It was a day that we will never forget. Seems like yesterday. It hurts as much today as it did then. Your brother would make you proud he's has followed in your footsteps. He wanted to finish what you started. He loves what he does. Please watch over him for us. He wants to get a motorcycle. Please talk him out of that. We couldn't handle that. We're very proud of him just like we were of you. Lil james has grown into a handsome young man. Love and miss you so much son. Till we meet again.

Brenda Griffin
Mom
April 18, 2017

 

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