CPSO Fallen Deputies


Lake Charles, LA - LakeCharles.com

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.