Police Officer Ashley Marie Guindon

Police Officer Ashley Marie Guindon

Prince William County Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, February 27, 2016

Ashley Marie Guindon

Police Officer Ashley Guindon was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in the 13000 block of Lashmere Court in the Lake Ridge area.

The male subject at the home murdered his wife and then opened fire on the officers with a rifle as they approached the home. Officer Guindon was fatally wounded and two other officers, including her training officer, were wounded. All three officers were flown to Inova Fairfax Hospital, where Officer Guindon passed away.

The man who shot them was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with capital murder, first degree murder, two counts of malicious wounding of a police officer, and three counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Officer Guindon had been sworn in the previous day and was working her first day on the street with her training officer. She was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 days
  • Badge 2564
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Charged with capital murder

ambush, domestic

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I was so moved when I learned of your murder, I will always wonder what might have been. I’m sure you would have been an exceptional officer just as you were an exceptional young women. Rest easy young sister. I will never forget you.

Kris Nelsen, Investigator (retired)
Bishop a Police Department, Bishop, Ca.

July 8, 2018

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