Fallen Deputies

At times, Deputies have been called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens they served.

We gratefully acknowledge their service and dedication.


Deputy Randall L. Benoit

CPSO Civil Division 

End of Watch  |  Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Age  |  41

Tour of Duty  |  18 years

 

Incident Details

Cause of Death  |  Automobile Accident

Date of Incident  |  Wednesday, January 18, 2012

 

Deputy Randall L. Benoit died as a result of his injuries sustained in a head-on collision in Sulphur when a car crossed the center line and struck Benoit's patrol car. 

 

Deputy Benoit had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 18 years in Corrections, Patrol, Detectives, Warrants, and Safe School Division. At the time of his death he was working in the Civil Division. He is survived by his wife, Kathy Benoit; his son, Joey Benoit; his stepson, Wasey Granger, and stepdaughter, Whitney Granger; three grandchildren, Brenam and Corbin Granger and Daisyn LaComb; two brothers, Greg Benoit and Ray Benoit; his parents, Buddy and Nancy Benoit; and his uncle, Wayne Hardin.



Deputy Eric J. Bellard

CPSO Enforcement Division

End of Watch  |  Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Age  |  27

Tour of Duty  |  8 years

 

Incident Details

Cause of Death  |  Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Date of Incident  |  Tuesday, September 2, 2008

 

Deputy Eric Bellard died from the effects of carbon monoxide while under mandatory evacuation orders during Hurricane Gustav. Deputy Bellard's assigned rescue unit was housed in an elementary school which lost power.

 

Deputy Bellard relocated to his father's home where he and his father were both exposed to carbon monoxide and died.

 

Deputy Bellard had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for eight years.  He is survived by his mother, Debbie LeJeune Guillory and husband John Guillory of Moss Bluff; sister, Amber Guidry of Sulphur; maternal grandparents, John and Lucy LeJeune, of Lake Charles; paternal grandmother, Alexina Bellard of Eunice; his uncle, Russell LeJune and his wife and family; and his aunt, Cindy Manuel and her family.

 



Deputy Alan Inzer

CPSO Marine Division   

End of Watch  |  Thursday, January 25, 2007

Age  |  43 

Tour of Duty  |  17 years 


Incident Details

Cause of Death  |  Gunfire

Date of Incident  |  Thursday, January 25, 2007

Suspects Info  |  Apprehended

 

Deputy Alan Inzer was shot and killed during a foot pursuit of several armed burglary suspects.

 

Inzer was off duty when he encountered the burglars on Ryan Street around 2:00 a.m. Thursday, January 25, 2007. He chased them in his vehicle and then pursued them on foot to Richard Street, where he was fired upon. Deputy Inzer was struck in the leg and side and knocked to the ground. The suspect then shot him twice in the chest, fatally wounding him as he lay on the ground.

 

Four suspects were apprehended the following day. The killer was arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, by members of the United States Marshals Service. 

 

Deputy Inzer had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and sister. 



Deputy Billy

Wayne McIntosh

CPSO Enforcement Division   

End of Watch  |  October 1, 1997

Age  |  32

Tour of Duty  |  7 years 


Incident Details

Cause of Death  |  Gunfire

Date of Incident  |  October 1, 1997

Suspects Info  |  Apprehended; convicted

 

Deputy Billy Wayne McIntosh was shot and killed when he answered a domestic violence call. He was off duty when he heard the call over the radio but was in the area so he responded. As he approached the front door of the house, the suspect shot him through the door. The suspect then shot and killed his wife. 

 

The suspect is currently serving his sentence in Angola. 

 

Deputy McIntosh had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 7 years. He is survived by his wife, Ginger; his parents, Foy and Cleta; and three sons, Matthew, Christopher and Gregory. Christopher and Gregory are currently employed with the CPSO in the Corrections Division. His father, Foy, retired from the CPSO in 2008 after 14 years of service. 



Deputy John A. Mayfield

CPSO Enforcement Division   

End of Watch  |  December 30, 2000

Age  |  31

Tour of Duty  |  6 Months 

 

Incident Details

Cause of Death  |  Wreck

Date of Incident  |  December 30, 2000

 

Deputy John A. Mayfield was killed when he and another deputy were involved in a head-on collision while pursuing a suspected drunk driver. 

Deputy Mayfield had served with the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office for 6 months. He is survived by his wife; his father; two brothers; and his mother and father-in-law.