Officer Karl F. Bourgoyne

Officer Karl F. Bourgoyne

Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, July 14, 1977

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Karl F. Bourgoyne

Officer Bourgoyne was killed in a motorcycle accident when he collided with a tractor-trailer. He was attempting to pass the truck in order to stop a car that failed to stop for an officer who was running stationary radar.

Officer Bourgoyne had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 14, 2020

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