Deputy Sheriff Barton Joseph Granier

Deputy Sheriff Barton Joseph Granier

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, January 27, 1996

Barton Joseph Granier

Deputy Barton Granier was shot and killed by a robbery suspect during a struggle at 2:00 am. After a brief chase, the suspect attempted to climb over a fence. As he did so the officers grabbed him. During the ensuing struggle the suspect gained control of another deputy's revolver and shot both deputies.

The suspect was shot and killed by other responding deputies. The man had recently been released from prison due to overcrowding.

Deputy Granier had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 309

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Barton, the nicest guy you ever want to meet. I will never forget that day and the sad memories it brings me. Thank you for your service. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice.

Your friend, Earline Bergeron Brady

January 29, 2018

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