Lieutenant Michael Anthony Boutte, Sr.

Lieutenant Michael Anthony Boutte, Sr.

Hancock County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, February 1, 2021

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Michael Anthony Boutte, Sr.

Lieutenant Michael Boutte was shot and killed after responding to a call involving a subject attempting suicide on Caesar Necaise Road in the town of Necaise.

Lieutenant Boutte was shot and critically wounded as he exited his patrol car.

The subject was shot and wounded by another deputy who responded to the scene.

Lieutenant Boutte was airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he died several hours later.

Lieutenant Boutte was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He had served with the Hancock County Sheriff's Office for eight years and had previously served with the United States Marine Corps Civilian Police. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with capital murder

suicide attempt

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I miss you Brother. Every scene you were at you always had a calming and an at ease aurora around you. No matter how chaotic the scene the second you got there you brought peace, love, and calm. Your smile is missed your kindness is missed your understanding is missed. You are missed and loved by so many. Rest In Peace Brother we got the watch with you watching over us. A Hero Remembered is Never Forgotten.

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June 29, 2022

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