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Deputy Sheriff Benton Paul Bordelon | Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff

Benton Paul Bordelon

Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch: Saturday, April 16, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 10 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Location: Texas

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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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.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 35th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace.
Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 17, 2012


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