Trooper Francis C. Zinna

Trooper Francis C. Zinna

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, March 24, 1958

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Francis C. Zinna

Trooper Zinna was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while manning a roadblock on US 190 in West Baton Rouge Parish. The vehicle approached the roadblock at an estimated 100 mph when the driver applied the brakes, causing the vehicle to skid into Trooper Zinna.
Trooper Zinna was assigned to Troop C and had been with the agency for almost three years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Your granddaughter will be testing for state trooper exam soon, please stay by her side, guide her and keep her safe when she becomes a state trooper. you now have a new great-grand daughter Scarlett who needs her mother to come home safe every night. rest in peace Officer Zinna and god bless

SSGT Jason Armstrong
LANG /husband to Lindsay Zinna Armstrong

February 14, 2014

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