Patrolman Ezra Foreman

Patrolman Ezra Foreman

Crowley Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, May 4, 1959

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Ezra Foreman

Patrolman Ezra Foreman was shot and killed and his partner was slightly wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a man and his wife.

As they approached the couples' home, the man opened fire with a shotgun through a screen door. The suspect surrendered after several other officers fired tear gas into the home.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to death. In 1966 a federal court reversed his conviction. As a result of his second trial he pled guilty to manslaughter.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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I was in Crowley for Christmas and I saw the monument located in front of the PD's offfice and I saw the monument dedicated to the memory of their heroes who gaves their lives in the line of duty. I just want to let know that I have thoughts for him, his family and co-workers. Rest in peace Patrolman Ezra Foreman - a brother in blue from Belgium (EU)

Principal Inspector
LIEGE - BELGIUM

January 3, 2020

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