Deputy Sheriff Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

Deputy Sheriff Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, September 4, 1998

Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

Deputy Sheriff Allen Heirtzler was killed in a single car crash as he responded to a fire call.

During the response his vehicle struck a cow in the roadway. The patrol car then left the roadway and struck a utility pole, causing it to burst into flames. Efforts to free him by other deputies and citizens failed.

Deputy Heirtzler served with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Department for one year. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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My thoughts are with you and all of your loved ones today. Time may have passed but the pain for those left behind is the same as it was the first day they experienced without you being here. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

September 4, 2013

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