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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Officer Down

Police Officer Vernell Brown, Jr.
New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Friday, July 17, 2015
Age: 47
Tour: 17 years
Incident Date: 7/12/2015

Police Officer Vernell Brown succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when he was struck by a car on U.S. 90, on the I-10 East split, while investigating a separate car fire.

He was training two police recruits at the scene of the vehicle fire when two other vehicles were involved in a crash on the adjacent roadway. One of the vehicles veered off the road and struck Officer Brown. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma until succumbing to his injuries.

Officer Brown had served with the New Orleans Police Department for 17 years. Officer Brown is survived by five children and his fiancee.
Rest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch

Nemo me impune lacessit

Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh. 

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