Police Officer Darren Ahmed

Police Officer Darren Ahmed

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, March 14, 1991

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Darren Ahmed

Police Officer Darren Ahmed died of his injuries from a hit and run accident that happened the previous day in the 4100 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

He was responding to assist other officers who were chasing an armed robbery suspect when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver who made a U-turn on the highway.

Officer Ahmed had served with the New Orleans Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his father, four brothers, four sisters and his son.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 501

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Wednesday, March 13, 1991
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver, hit-and-run

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21 years ago, my husband (Darren's) brother and I Received that fateful call to go to the hospital because Darren was hit on his motorcycle while on duty. We had no idea we would never see him again. It still hurts to this day. All of his family and friends still mourn his death. He will never see his son, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family and friends as we continue our paths in life. We know he's watching over us and his son who is carrying on his legacy as a police officer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. We love and miss you

Joey and Dymphna Ahmed
Sister-in-law and Brother

June 21, 2020

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