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Fallen Officers of Baton Rouge Crash Honored

Though Investigation Continues, Fellow Officers Remember Baton Rouge Police Department disbanded its Air Support Unit after a helo crash killed 2 of its own last March. The BRPD handed off the unit’s hangar to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, whose deputies are making sure those lost won’t be forgotten. The deceased, Sergeant David Poirrier and Corporal Scotty Canezaro were killed when their aircraft crashed during a pursuit, falling into a cane field at 0230 local time as they chased a hit & run suspect.

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