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Police Officer Albert P. Guidry | Rayne Police Department, Louisiana Rayne Police Department, Louisiana

Police Officer

Albert P. Guidry

Rayne Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Sunday, August 8, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 21 years

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Police Officer Albert Guidry was shot and killed while investigating a larceny of $37.

He and the victim had gone to the suspect's home where Officer Guidry attempted to arrest her. The woman and her mother both began to attack Officer Guidry and were able to disarm him. He was fatally shot with his own service revolver and a second, smaller caliber weapon. The victim of the larceny was also shot and wounded.

Both women were convicted of Officer Guidry's murder. The daughter was sentenced to 21 years in prison while the mother was sentenced to 10 years.

Officer Guidry had served with the Rayne Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

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Officer Guidrey,
On today, the 73rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rayne. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
August 8, 2016

 

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