Late VPSO deputy memorialized in ceremony

LULING -- A fallen Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was honored May 5 in a peace officer's memorial held in Luling, La.

Steven Netherland, 54, was killed June 24, 2013 in an automobile accident. He was a Louisiana State trooper for over two decades and was a Sheriff's Office deputy for one year.

The ceremony is organized each year by the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office and the Fraternal Order of Police.

Also remembered were Dustin Hamilton of East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Jeff Watson of the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, Rodney Thomas of the New Orleans Police Department, Peggy Sylvester of St. Landry Parish Police Department and Frederick Riggenbach of the Chitimacha Tribal Police Department.

Read more about Netherland HERE.
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