Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer

Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, January 25, 2007

Alan Inzer

Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of several armed burglary suspects in Lake Charles.

The deputy was off duty when he encountered the burglars on Ryan Street. He chased them in his vehicle and then pursued them on foot to Richard Street, where the suspect opened fire on him. Deputy Inzer was struck in the leg and side and knocked to the ground. The suspect then shot him twice in the chest, fatally wounding him as he lay on the ground.

Four suspects were apprehended the following day. The killer was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, by members of the United States Marshals Service. On February 23rd, 2007, he was extradited from Kentucky back to Louisiana where he was subsequently convicted of manslaughter and burglary.

Deputy Inzer had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and sister.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 616

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

burglary, off duty

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Rest easy my brother on this your 11th year in Heaven. You will always be a true hero to all of us. May your loving family assuage the pain for your great loss, and that they gain strength from their grief in time.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

January 25, 2018

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