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Deputy Sheriff Joanne Couzynse | Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

Deputy Sheriff

Joanne Couzynse

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 9, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 8/14/1983

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Charged with negligent homicide

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Deputy Joanne Couzynse succumbed to injuries received three months earlier when she was struck by a drunk driver while writing a traffic ticket. After striking her, the suspect fled the scene but was later apprehended.

The driver was charged with negligent homicide.

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33 years have come and gone since I last saw your face and heard your voice yet it seems like only yesterday. I still miss you so much. I would give anything to be with you again. Rest in Peace my love. we will meet again.

November 9, 2016


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