Deputy Sheriff Joanne Couzynse

Deputy Sheriff Joanne Couzynse

Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, November 9, 1983

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Joanne Couzynse

Deputy Joanne Couzynse succumbed to injuries received three months earlier when she was struck by a drunk driver while writing a traffic ticket. After striking her, the suspect fled the scene but was later apprehended.

The 29-year-old driver was charged with negligent homicide, drunk driving, and several other charges. Charges of drunk driving against him were dismissed by Jefferson Parrish Court officials in 1973 and again in 1979.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 14, 1983
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with negligent homicide

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After all these years I still miss you so much. Every time I look at your picture it brings tears to my eyes and think of what could have been.

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December 24, 2021

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