Deputy Sheriff Benton Paul Bordelon

Deputy Sheriff Benton Paul Bordelon

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, April 16, 1977

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Benton Paul Bordelon

Deputy Sheriff Benton Bordelon was shot and killed while conducting a narcotics operation with a trooper from the Louisiana State Police.

The two had gone to a local motel in Texas to meet the drug dealer. Deputy Bordelon was shot and killed during the operation.

Two men were arrested and charged with murder.

Deputy Bordelon had served with the Rapids Parish Sheriff's Office for 10 months.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended


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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Bordelon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 11, 2020

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