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Police Chief Dwayne J. Munch Sr.
Westwego Police Department
401 Fourth Street
Westwego, LA 70094
Phone: (504) 341-5428
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Officer Michael Louviere of the Westwego (LA) Police Department was shot and killed on January 20, 2017, when he stopped to assist at what he thought was a traffic crash. While attempting to assist a crash victim, Officer Louviere was ambushed and shot by a male suspect who had been involved in a domestic dispute with the occupants of the crashed vehicle. Officer Louviere is the fourth officer to be shot and killed this year and the first from the state of Louisiana.