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Photograph: Constable Richard Rochefort

Patch image: Sûreté du Québec, Québec

Constable Richard Rochefort
Sûreté du Québec

End of Watch: Sunday, June 26, 1988

Biographical Info
Age: 33
Tour of Duty: 16 years
Badge Number: 5919

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Aircraft accident
Date of Incident: Sunday, June 26, 1988
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Constable Rochefort and a civilian pilot were killed in an aircraft accident while performing aerial speed enforcement duties. Due to the low flight speed required to pace cars, the plane stalled as they attempted to bank the plane.

Constable Rochefort had served with the agency for 16 years and was stationed at Rimouski. He was survived by his wife and son.

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