Sergeant Lloyd E. Verrett, Sr.

Sergeant Lloyd E. Verrett, Sr.

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, October 5, 1967

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Lloyd E. Verrett, Sr.

Sergeant Lloyd Verrett succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained on October 1st, 1967, when he was shot at a bar on Louisiana Avenue as he answered a report of a holdup.

When he entered the bar he found two men holding a barmaid at gunpoint. As he tried to talk them into letting her go they shot him three times.

Both suspects, ages 19 and 21, were arrested, convicted of murder, and sent to prison.

Sergeant Verrett was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 195

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 1, 1967
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

robbery

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On this actual 53rd anniversary of your untimely and heroic departure I would like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that you are always remembered.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 5, 2020

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