Deputy Sheriff Yvonne D. Pettit

Deputy Sheriff Yvonne D. Pettit

Washington Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, December 4, 2006

Yvonne D. Pettit

Deputy Yvonne Pettit was shot and killed by her estranged husband while on duty.

The suspect had located her and her partner and opened fire with an AK-47 rifle. Deputy Pettit was fatally wounded and her partner was shot 10 times. Despite his wounds, Deputy Pettit's partner was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Deputy Pettit had served with the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office for 5 years. She is survived by her five children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AK-47
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace my sister. May God watch over your children and keep them safe.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

December 4, 2017

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