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Patrolman First Class David Christopher Ezernack | Alexandria Police Department, Louisiana Alexandria Police Department, Louisiana

Patrolman First Class

David Christopher Ezernack

Alexandria Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Thursday, February 20, 2003

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 460

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; Automatic

Offender: Shot and killed

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PFC Ezernack and Patrolman Jeremy Carruth were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect during an SRT operation near Overton and Warshauer Streets.

The suspect was wanted for ambushing an officer the previous day in which he fired several shots from an automatic weapon into the officer's patrol car. The suspect opened fire as the SRT officers attempted to arrest him, fatally wounding Patrolman Carruth and PFC Ezernack and wounding three other officers. The suspect was also killed in the return gunfire.

PFC Ezernack had been a member of the Alexandria Police Department for almost four years.

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Patrolman Jeremy Edward "Jay" Carruth
Alexandria Police Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Thursday, February 20, 2003
Cause: Gunfire

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Dear Son,
How time flies yet the memories are so vivid. From the moment we were told you had been shot to the moment you were placed in the ground I visualize everything in my mind. I am still haunted by the thought that someone would be so cruel as to end the life of another. Then I pray for strength to alter my thoughts to fond memories of you and our family. I dream of you on occasion and you are always so happy and smiling. This gives me a reassurance that you are loving your home in heaven. For this I am grateful. Our family is still very private and close knit. We draw strength from each other and of course our faith. Please look down and take care of each of us. We miss you so much and strive to qualify to join you in heaven when the time comes. Watch over your sisters and their families and of course over your Dad and me. We love you son and miss you tremendously.
Mom and Dad

MILLIE & Charles Ezernack
Mother and Father
April 19, 2017

 

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