CA Campus Officer Dies After On-Duty Heart Attack

Officer Broussard, 62, had served as a patrol officer, traffic officer, field training officer and K-9 handler. He worked as a Yolo County sheriff’s deputy for seven years before joining the UC Davis Police Department.

Officer Walter Broussard of the University of California at Davis Police Department died Monday from complications of an on-duty heart attack. (Photo: UC Davis PD)Officer Walter Broussard of the University of California at Davis Police Department died Monday from complications of an on-duty heart attack. (Photo: UC Davis PD)

Walter Broussard, a 24-year veteran of the University of California at Davis Police Department who had been assigned most recently to the Sacramento campus, died July 4 of complications from a heart attack on duty.

Officer Broussard, 62, had served as a patrol officer, traffic officer, field training officer and K-9 handler. He worked as a Yolo County sheriff’s deputy for seven years before joining the UC Davis Police Department, the University reports.

“Our small department is numb … losing a good friend and officer,” Capt. Mark Brunet said.

Broussard is survived by his wife, Mary Grace; and children.

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