Police Officer Shannon BrownRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Fenton Police Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Saturday, August 13, 2016
Tour: 13 years
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 8/7/2016
Police Officer Shannon Brown succumbed to injuries sustained on August 7th, 2016, when he was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on U.S. Route 165, near Fourth Avenue.
He was writing a citation when a third vehicle struck his patrol car from behind, pushing it into him, and causing him to suffer a severe leg injury. He was transported to CHRISTUS-St. Patrick Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries on August 13th, 2016.
The elderly driver of the vehicle that struck Officer Brown was cited for failure to yield to an emergency vehicle.
Officer Brown had served with the Fenton Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He is survived by his seven children and parents.
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.