Deputy Sheriff Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

Deputy Sheriff Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, September 4, 1998

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Allen Lawrence Heirtzler

Deputy Sheriff Allen Heirtzler was killed in a single car crash as he responded to a fire call.

During the response his vehicle struck a cow in the roadway. The patrol car then left the roadway and struck a utility pole, causing it to burst into flames. Efforts to free him by other deputies and citizens failed.

Deputy Heirtzler served with the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Department for one year. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Deputy Sheriff Heirtzler,
Although it’s been 25 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the East Feliciano Parish. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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September 5, 2023

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