Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 9 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Offender: Sentenced to five years in prison.
Corporal Joseph Jarreau was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver.
Corporal Jarreau was on patrol when a DWI driver crossed the yellow line. As Corporal Jarreau was trying to avoid the wreck by turning into a driveway, the DWI driver hit him broadside. Corporal Jarreau died from his injuries. The driver was apprehended and sentenced to five years in prison.
Corporal Jarreau had served with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife and eight children.