Sergeant Eli L. Smith

Sergeant Eli L. Smith

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, January 17, 1957

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Eli L. Smith

Sergeant Smith succumbed to injuries sustained when his vehicle was forced off of the roadway by a vehicle he was pursuing for a traffic violation the previous year. As he attempted to pass the vehicle he was forced off the road.
Sergeant Smith was assigned to Troop D and had been with the agency for 14 years.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 29, 1956
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Sergeant Smith.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 27, 2020

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