Deputy Brandon Nielsen laid to rest

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 8:30pm

Deputy Brandon Nielsen was laid to rest today less than a week after he was shot and killed while on duty in St. John The Baptist Parish.

Police say seven people shot four deputies including deputies Jeremy Triche and Brandon Nielsen. 
 The deputies are still in the hospital.

The line of law enforcement vehicles traveling to the funeral started in LaPlace this morning.

They drove beneath a huge flag stretched across Belle Terre Boulevard.
that was hoisted up by two fire trucks.

Nielsen had been with the department for nearly two years.
he worked in the motorcycle traffic division.


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