La. officer killed in crash after shift


By Molly Reid
Times-Picayune

NEW ORLEANS — When Curtis Jones left his Slidell home to work a security shift Friday night at the Superdome as a reserve officer for the New Orleans Police Department, the 74-year-old retired Army major did not do it out of financial necessity.

He did it because "that's what he loved doing: giving his time, no matter what," said his wife, Brenda.

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