SPD officer killed in the line of duty remembered - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

SPD officer killed in the line of duty remembered

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - On Monday, City of Shreveport Mayor, Cedric Glover ordered all of Shreveport's flags to fly at half staff in honor of fallen Shreveport Police Sgt. Timothy Prunty.

Fellow officers of Sgt. Prunty recall the Sgt. as being a 'great guy' and an even better officer, who 'loved his job.'

Monday, those officers honored Sgt. Prunty by wearing black and mourning bans across their badges. 

Mayor Glover orders all city flags to remain at half staff until after Sgt. Prunty's funeral.

Sgt. Timothy C. Prunty was hired by the department in September of 1991 and had served faithfully since that time. He was a patrol supervisor in west Shreveport and was a superlative officer, colleague, and friend.

Shreveport Police Chief, Willie Shaw said, "The City of Shreveport and the Shreveport Police Department has suffered a tragic loss this morning with the murder of Sgt. Prunty. Tim was an excellent police officer and, more than that, he was a true friend to all that knew him. I am proud to have served with him and the police department will never forget his dedication and courage."

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Temperatures will be below normal through Friday with frost possible

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 4:49 PM EST2017-11-22 21:49:23 GMT
    Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!Sunny and nice for Thanksgiving!!!

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>

    The next few days will be rather chilly with temperatures below normal for this time of year!  A warming trend begins this weekend, but the weather still looks great for anything outdoors.  Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening with lows by Thursday morning ranging from the upper 20s north of I-10 to the low 40s at the coast.  The wind may not calm entirely and that might keep frost from becoming widespread north of I-10. 

    More >>
  • Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Lake Charles Job Fair Dec. 1

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:49 PM EST2017-11-22 17:49:47 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>

    The Calcasieu Business & Career Solutions Center will host a job fair from 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Dec. 1, at the center’s Elcie Guillory Room, 2424 Third St., in Lake Charles. 

    More >>
  • Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Road closures in Southwest Louisiana

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-11-22 17:32:39 GMT
    (Source: KPLC)(Source: KPLC)

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>

    The following is a list of road closures for Southwest Louisiana.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly