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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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There isn't a day that goes by that something happens and I remember that sweet beautiful smile, and that off the wall humor.. I miss you JoJo.. I wish you were here to see my kids and my grands... I just wish we could talk.. you are and always will be my hero ... love you, you always brought out the best in me with your wisdom and friendship !!

Judy Merida Bienvenu
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October 23, 2017


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