Lieutenant Joseph D. Ferris

Lieutenant Joseph D. Ferris

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, February 23, 1968

Joseph D. Ferris

Lieutenant Joseph Ferris was killed in an automobile accident on LA 749 in Opelousas. He lost control of his patrol vehicle on the icy roadway.

Lieutenant Ferris had served with the Louisiana State Police for 18 years and was assigned to Troop K.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 44th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 23, 2012

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