Tributes to the police officer killed on duty in Louiseville
Sergeant Maureen Breau had 20 years of experience with the Sûreté du Québec (SQ).
The death of policewoman Maureen Breau on Monday evening in Louiseville continues to generate many reactions in the region and throughout the province. Messages of condolences and gestures of solidarity pour in.
Maureen Breau, 42, was a mother of two children. A crisis unit has been set up at the school of at least one of the two children in Trois-Rivières. The Sûreté du Québec (SQ) also provides psychological assistance to colleagues and relatives of the victim.
The sergeant's spouse is also a police officer in the Sûreté du Québec. He works in Trois-Rivières, while Maureen Breau was assigned to the post of the MRC Maskinongé.
She had just obtained a position within an investigative team and had planned to take a leave of absence to enjoy life, the president of the Association of provincial police officers of Quebec (APPQ) told us.
It was in Louiseville that Maureen Breau's life came to an abrupt end during a police intervention.
Maureen Breau was killed by an individual on Monday evening in downtown Louiseville. Louiseville as she and her teammate proceeded to arrest the man. The suspect was later shot dead by a second team that arrived on the scene. The Independent Investigations Bureau and the Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) are responsible for clarifying the circumstances of these tragic events.
Marc Beaudry had known Sergeant Maureen Breau for a long time. He was her martial arts trainer and is a friend of the family.
He says black belt level Maureen Breau was determined and very diligent in her classes. .
The flags of the National Police School of Quebec, in Nicolet, have been lowered.
Many Municipalities and organizations in the region, but also elsewhere in the province, lowered their flags in tribute to the police officer who died in service.
This image where you can see Maureen Breau's registration number is very present on social networks.
A restorer of Trois -Rivières located in the area where Maureen Breau's family lives decided to be humble. We decided to offer a gift certificate to lighten his daily life. A little comfort in these times, surely very home for their whole family, indicate the Rôtisseries Ti-Coq on their Facebook page.