Detective Sergeant “Woody” Harrelson was my Brother and I miss you. Sergeant Kurt E. Harrelson Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Department, Louisiana End of Watch: Thursday, July 31, 2003 Bio & Incident Details Age: 31 Tour: 10 years Cause: Automobile accident Incident Date: 7/31/2003 Sergeant Kurt Harrelson and Detective Chaney Champagne were killed when their patrol car collided with a truck on State Highway 308. At approximately 1530 hours, Sergeant Harrelson and Detective Champagne were responding to a call reporting an elderly woman had driven her car into a canal and the car […]
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Captain Octavio Rafael Gonzalez was my Brother and I miss you. Captain Octavio Rafael Gonzalez St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office, Louisiana End of Watch: Friday, June 16, 2006 Bio & Incident Details Age: 40 Tour: 13 years Cause: Gunfire Incident Date: 6/16/2006 Weapon: Gun; Unknown type Suspect: Sentenced to life Captain Octavio Gonzalez was shot and killed while participating in a manhunt for two suspects who had shot and wounded another deputy minutes earlier. The wounded deputy and his partner […]
It is Well | Mother’s Day Last week I was blessed with a wonderful sermon about the Shumanite woman from 2 Kings 4:8-37. Her sacrifice, silent suffering, and faith reminded me of my mother – as I’m sure her character is similar to your moms’ also. Elisha asked about her child, and having just lost the young boy, she answered, “It is well, it is well.” Not that she wasn’t hurting, but her spirit, which transcended human understanding, was at peace despite […]
Nine ways to increase your chances of making SWAT by: Lt. Dan Marcou 1.) You Must Possesses Excellent Work Ethic Most SWAT teams are part-time jobs. This means their members maintain full-time positions elsewhere on their departments and join their SWAT team whenever it is called into action. When this is the case, it is imperative that members of the team be reliable, exemplary workers in both venues.A team member who is a supervisory problem in their daily assignment will reflect badly […]
“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; – Matthew 5:14 It was a humbling presence to pray for our law enforcement and military on Thibodaux’s courthouse steps. The representation of spiritual leaders, prayer warriors and praise partners gathered to pray for our nation, state and city illustrates that God is Not Dead – He’s roaring like a LION in the City of Thibodaux – Our city on a hill.