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Constable Gérald Desfosses
Sûreté du Québec

End of Watch: Saturday, November 6, 1976

Biographical Info
Age: 28
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Not available
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Desfosses was shot after stopping a car for speeding. Two men from the car he just stopped climbed into the back seat of his patrol car. While writing a report, he was shot in the back of the head by one of the men, who was a drug dealer afraid of being caught. The murderer committed suicide a few hours later.

Constable Desfosses was patrolling alone at night in a remote location.

Constable Desfosses had a 4 year Tour of Duty at the time of his death.

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