Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Not available
Sergeant Joseph Cournoyer was shot and killed while questioning a suspect who had just robbed a store.
Sergeant Cournoyer observed one of the men board a Metro bus near the Minnesota Avenue Metro station and escorted him off of the bus for identification purposes. The suspect began to struggle with Sergeant Cournoyer and drew a gun and shot him in the chest.
Sergeant Cournoyer had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife.