Sergeant Louis Cannaliato

Sergeant Louis Cannaliato

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, May 5, 1965

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Louis Cannaliato

Sergeant Louis Cannaliato was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance call in Westwego, Louisiana with another unit. When the two units arrived the shooter opened fire with a fully loaded 12 gauge. Sergeant Cannaliato was struck in the head as he put his unit vehicle into park.

The suspect was shot and killed by other responding officers before they rushed Sergeant Cannaliato and another officer to the hospital.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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"Honored" (with Humility), by hearing of the Sacrifice You readily gave for "The Calling". It is ONE of which (to their detriment), too few will ever understand. I Thank You for your Service, "SIR" !!!

Officer T.G. Stravers (Ret.)
California Highway Patrol

May 5, 2015

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