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‘Brian Poirot Day’ Duson retired officer receives day for 40 years of service

Posted at 11:12 PM, Mar 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 00:14:42-04

A Duson Officer has received a day in honor of his dedication to the city and parish.

Tuesday, Kip Judice, along with other Duson officials proclaimed March 25, 2019, as Brian Poirot Day.

Poirot who has had 40-years of service as a law enforcement officer in Lafayette Parish, retired earlier this year.

Brian Poirot made his final call or 10-7 on January 18, 2019. Poirot according to Duson Chief Kip Judice, Poirot began his service at the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office in 1980 as a Reserve Deputy Sheriff and became a professional paid Deputy in 1986 and retired from LPSO in 2015. Poirot then immediately joined the Duson Police Department where he served as Evidence Manager, Patrol Officer, and Office Manager.

At a Duson Town Hall meeting Tuesday, Judice announced that March 25, 2019, would be Brian Poirot day in honor of the newly retired officer.

“Officer Poirot has worked constantly for the betterment of the Lafayette parish, which contributes to the safety and betterment of its residents,” Judice read.

The official document was signed by the Mayor of Duson Johnny Thibodeaux and other city officials. That proclamation was handed over to Poirot at the meeting.

Video of the proclamation can be viewed below.