Lafayette Police Mourn Our Fallen Officer
Oct 02, 2017 02:35PM ● Published by Desk Editor
Lafayette, LA— On October 1st 2017, Corporal Michael Paul Middlebrook, a nine year veteran of the Lafayette Police Department, was killed in the line of duty. Corporal Middlebrook leaves to cherish his memory his wife, three year old daughter, two stepdaughters, and his parents.
Corporal Middlebrook was born in Thibodeaux, La. He spent the entirety of his career in the patrol section helping and truly serving the community, as was his passion.
Lafayette Police Department is devastated by this sudden loss. We ask that you
keep Corporal Middlebrook’s family and the Lafayette Police Department in your
thoughts and prayers.
Accounts have been established
in Corporal Middlebrook’s name for provide financial relief to his family.
Donation can be made to City of
Lafayette Police Department Fallen Heroes Fund
through the Community Foundation of Acadiana via the following link--www.cfacadiana.org/LafayettePDFund
Additionally, FACE sources have confirmed that Corporal Middlebrook died after being shot while responding to an incident at a convenience store on the corner of Moss Street and Van Buren. Two other people were shot at the scene, there condition is unknown at this time.
Officials have confirmed that a suspect has been taken into custody, but the investigation is ongoing.