La. deputy dies after on-duty heart attack
Sergeant Jerome McKenzie died July 27 after falling ill on duty
Duty Death: Jerome McKenzie - [Louisiana]
End of Service: 07/27/2019
By PoliceOne Staff
UNION PARISH, La. – A deputy has died after an on-duty heart attack.
According to KNOE, 69-year-old Sergeant Jerome McKenzie died July 27 after falling ill on duty.
He served as a first responder – first a firefighter then a cop – for over 40 years.
"He never treated anyone different no matter what they had done or their status in life," Deputy Melissa Bryan told KNOE. "Everyone was treated the same."