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Sgt Joseph "Joe" Cournoyer
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1954
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1985
District Of Columbia, USA

Sergeant Joseph Cournoyer was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC.

Date of Death: January 29, 1985
Rank: Sergeant, Age: 30
Years of Service: Six
Marital Status: Married to Darlene, no children
Location of Death: Minnesota Avenue Metro Platform

Circumstance: One of two suspects who robbed a Murray's Steaks store boarded a Metro Bus to escape. Sergeant Cournoyer observed the suspect on the bus and escorted him off for identification purposes. The suspect, Sylvester King fought Sergeant Cournoyer, drew a gun, and shot him in the chest. The suspect and his accomplices were later captured and successfully prosecuted.

I knew Joe well. He was a fine man and an excellent police officer. 
 
Burial:
Fort Lincoln Cemetery
Brentwood
Prince George's County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: John Rentz
Record added: Mar 18, 2006
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Sgt Joseph Joe Cournoyer
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Sgt Joseph Joe Cournoyer
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Sgt Joseph Joe Cournoyer
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