Sergeant Nicholas W. Tullier

Sergeant Nicholas W. Tullier

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, May 5, 2022

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Nicholas W. Tullier

Sergeant Nick Tullier succumbed to injuries sustained six years earlier when he was ambushed by a subject outside a convenience store at 9611 Airline Highway shortly before 9:00 am.

Officers had received reports of a subject walking along the roadway carrying a rifle. As responding officers arrived in the area, they were ambushed by the subject. Corporal Tullier was critically wounded. Deputy Sheriff Brad Garafola of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Corporal Montrell Jackson, and Police Officer Matthew Gerald, both of the Baton Rouge Police Department, were shot and killed. Two other officers were wounded.

The subject was shot and killed by other responding officers.

Sergeant Tullier was posthumously promoted to Sergeant. He is survived by his parents, his two sons, two brothers, and five nephews.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge T-82

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 17, 2016
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed



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Sergeant Tullier, you made the ultimate sacrifice, but you fought the good fight for 6 years. I thank you for your service and applaud your battle. You have proven to be a true hero on a number of levels. This brings no real comfort to your family, but none the less, you are.

God Bless, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 15, 2022

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