Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below

Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below

DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Donna Richardson-Below

Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below was killed in a vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 84, near Louisiana 3248, shortly before 8:00 am.

An oncoming vehicle crossed the center line and struck her patrol car head-on, causing her to suffer fatal injuries.

Deputy Richardson-Below had served with the DeSoto Parish Sheriff's Office for 13 months and had previously served as a probation officer with the Louisiana Department of Corrections.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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To the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Donna Richardson-Below, her fellow deputies , and most especially to Donna:

We honor your service to your community as a police officer and you will always be remembered and revered. Rest in Peace.

On behalf of our entire family, I wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Donna was killed in the line of duty. It is obvious she was well-loved by many and well-respected by her peers and officers as reflected in the loving reflections left for her.

May her loved ones continued to be supported by their law enforcement family and other police survivors. Our family grieves with you and for you. To Donna's family, you are in my heart's embrace today.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the years of distinguished service Donna gave to her community and the citizens of Louisiana and the supreme sacrifice she and her family made on February 12, 2020.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 12, 2021

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