Lieutenant Steven Dewayne Whitstine

Lieutenant Steven Dewayne Whitstine

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, May 30, 2019

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Steven Dewayne Whitstine

Lieutenant Steven Whitstine was killed in an automobile crash on Port Hudson-Pride Road, between Munson Drive and Pin Oak Lane, in Zachary at about 6:30 am.

He was en route to the sheriff's office when his patrol car left the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned. He suffered fatal injuries as a result of the collision. His canine partner suffered minor injuries and was treated at a local veterinarian.

It is believed that Lieutenant Whitstine suffered a medical emergency immediately prior to the crash.

Lieutenant Whitstine had served with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office for eight years and had previously served with the Baker Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife and children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Rest in peace brother, we have the watch now. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Lt Whitstine during this time of tragic and sudden loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders (retired)
Okfuskee County Sheriff's Office (OK)

July 9, 2019

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