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Code Enforcement Officer Edmond J. Songy, Jr. | St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Code Enforcement Officer

Edmond J. Songy, Jr.

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 9, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 33

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with manslaughter

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Officer Edmond Songy was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at an accident scene on I-10 near Exit 206.

Officer Songy was in uniform and wearing a reflective traffic vest at the time. The drunk driver was arrested and charged with manslaughter.

Officer Songy had been employed with the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Department for six years, and is survived by his wife.

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A really likeable guy, "Chipper" was in our hunting club for a few years. Miss his good natured personality.

Vincent Schexnayder
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July 9, 2017

 

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