Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer

Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, January 25, 2007

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Alan Inzer

Deputy Sheriff Alan Inzer was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of several armed burglary suspects in Lake Charles.

The deputy was off duty when he encountered the burglars on Ryan Street. He chased them in his vehicle and then pursued them on foot to Richard Street, where the suspect opened fire on him. Deputy Inzer was struck in the leg and side and knocked to the ground. The suspect then shot him twice in the chest, fatally wounding him as he lay on the ground.

Four suspects were apprehended the following day. The killer was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, by members of the United States Marshals Service. On February 23rd, 2007, he was extradited from Kentucky back to Louisiana.

On January 17, 2009, the suspect, now 31, was convicted of manslaughter and burglary and sentenced to 46 years.

Deputy Inzer had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and sister.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 616

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 46 years

burglary, off duty

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Your passing has had a profound effect even on the people that have never met you in person. You had goals, dreams, and a family and sister Rhonda who loves you! She was so proud of you, still is. ❤️ She continues her remembrance and reminds us all of your life, and sacrifice. You will always be remembered.

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