Patrolman Burley Cormier

Patrolman Burley Cormier

Church Point Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, April 21, 1957

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Burley Cormier

Patrolman Burley Cormier and Chief Wilburt Landry were shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute.

As the two officers walked into the man's kitchen he ambushed them with a shotgun, fatally wounding both officers. He then murdered his wife and daughter before fleeing. He went to his mother's home where he confessed to her that he murdered his wife and then committed suicide.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Patrolman Cormier,
On today, the 62nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Church Point. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 21, 2019

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