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Photograph: Constable Jean (Alain) Desforges

Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, Ontario

Constable Jean (Alain) Desforges
Ontario Provincial Police

End of Watch: Sunday, October 24, 1993

Biographical Info
Age: 30
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: 7673

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Struck by train
Date of Incident: Sunday, October 24, 1993
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Desforges was stationed at Casselman at the time of his death. Constable Desforges was on patrol with Constable Richard Jean. Constable Jean was driving the cruiser. Constable Desforges and Constable Jean were killed when their vehicle was struck by a passenger train. At the time of the collision the lights and barricades were working. The emergency lights on the cruiser were activated. They were responding to a call when the accident happened.

He had served with the OPP for 4 years.

Constable Desforges is survived by his wife and son.

Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patch image: Ontario Provincial Police, OntarioConstable (Richard) Michael Jean
Ontario Provincial Police, ON
EOW: Sunday, October 24, 1993
Cause of Death: Struck by train

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