As our area remembers Webster Parish Sheriff's Deputy Billy Collins, we also pause to remember all of the other officers killed in the line of duty in northwest Louisiana.

Prior to the killing of Deputy Collins, Shreveport Police Officer Chateri Payne was killed just before reporting for duty in 2019.

A Shreveport police chief died in the line of duty. In 1989, four area law enforcement officers died. We salute them all.

Officers Killed in the Line of Duty in Northwest Louisiana

Sadly there have been hundreds of Officers killed in Louisiana. Even more shocking, a lot of officers have perished in our region. More than 20 officers have been killed in the Shreveport officers have been killed in the Shreveport area alone. The Officer Down Memorial Page tracks all of the officer deaths across the nation. Here's a list of all officers who died in the line of duty in Northwest Louisiana.