Patrolman Victor Leo Bordeaux

Patrolman Victor Leo Bordeaux

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, August 26, 1970

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Victor Leo Bordeaux

Patrolman Victor Bordeaux was killed when his three-wheeled police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver.

The 51-year-old bar owner fled in his vehicle, which he parked one block away and then returned to the scene as a spectator. He was arrested when witnesses to the crash pointed him out. Seven months later he ran a red light, hit a car, and fled the scene. Gharges of negligent homicide, DWI, and careless and reckless driving were still pending from the first incident. He was arrested and more charges were added. He was shot and killed on July 1, 1977, in a New Orleans Bar during an armed robbery by the suspect.


  • Age 54
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Arrested

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Patrolman Bordeaux,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of New Orleans. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 26, 2020

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