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Funeral services to honor late NOPD Detective Everett Briscoe

Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 5:58 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2021 at 6:10 PM CDT
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A public viewing to honor New Orleans Police Department Detective and fallen hero, Everett Briscoe, will be held Fri., Aug. 27, from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

Briscoe, who was senselessly shot and killed while off-duty in Houston last weekend, was a 13-year veteran of the NOPD and a member of the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club for seven years.

A funeral will be at the Xavier University Convocation Center on Saturday, August 28, with a viewing beginning at 8 AM followed by the service at 11 AM. Members of the community are encouraged to attend to pay their respects. In accordance with local COVID-19 health and safety protocols, attendees will be asked to present proof of vaccination or a negative test.

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