Police Officer Juandre Devon Gilliam, Sr

Police Officer Juandre Devon Gilliam, Sr

Jeanerette Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Juandre Devon Gilliam, Sr

Police Officer Juandre Gilliam was killed in a crash during a vehicle pursuit at approximately 10:30 pm.

A vehicle he was attempting to stop for a traffic violation fled, and he pursued it onto St. Peter Street where his vehicle overturned near Route 182. Officer Gilliam was extricated from the vehicle and transported to Iberia General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Both occupants of the vehicle, one adult and one juvenile, were arrested a short time later.

Officer Gilliam was U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Jeanerette Police Department for two years but had only graduated from the police academy three weeks prior to the crash. He is survived by his expectant wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Arrested

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 7, 2018

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