Recently Fallen Hero


Lieutenant Michael Boutte

Hancock County (MS) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: February 1, 2021

Lieutenant Michael Boutte was shot and killed after responding to a home and was shot by someone at the property. Another responding deputy arrived on scene and shot and wounded the suspect. Lieutenant Boutte was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Lieutenant Boutte is the 5th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Mississippi in 2021.

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29 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. I can see from his smile that he was a wonderful person. Lieutenant Michael Boutte will remain in the memory and hearts of those concerned about the violation of laws in the country.

  2. May God bless you and hold you in His arms. My heart breaks for your family and everyone who surrounded you. We pray for them that they may find some peace in knowing you are a true hero and will always be in their hearts.

    Parents of Deputy Jake Keltner, McHenry County Illinois, EOW 03/07/2019

    1. My deepest condolences to the family, friends and the PD.
      Sending up many prayers for peace, strength and understanding for the family during this time of sorrow.

      Rest In Peace and thanks to the family for sharing him in this noble profession.
      To God be the Glory!

  3. Thank you for you dedication and service. May you Rest In Peace, Sir.

    Blessed are the peace makers foe they shall be called children of God.
    -Matt 5:9

  4. We are so sorry to hear about this dear officer…! May our
    law enforcement officers be more safe (and respected !! )
    Officer Boutte is a hero ( not just in Mississippi, but to all
    Americans !! ). With love, from Utah !

  5. Your body is gone. But you will live forever in the memories of those you served faithfully. You are a hero. Continued blessings to your family from the One Who loved us first.

  6. God bless you and keep you in His Holy embrace. St Michael, the first cop, guides him to his heavenly Father. Rest in Peace Brother and prayers for your family in this time of sadness and sorrow.
    God Bless you all

    1. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue at the tragic loss of Lt. Michael Boutte . His Service, and Ultimate Sacrifice, will always be remembered.
      Rest in God’s arms now, Lt. Boutte. You are Home.

  7. Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
    God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
    Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
    When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
    Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
    Thank you for your selfless service!
    Thank you for your guardian protection!

  8. Rest In Peace Lieutenant Boutte.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, friends and coworkers.
    May God’s healing light shine upon all of you.

  9. My deepest condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of Lieutenant Michael Boutte. May he Rest In Peace and his memory be a blessing.

    New Jersey cares!

  10. My heart is broken over another murdered Officer. Murdered for simply doing his job, protecting the citizens of his town/city.
    May you rest in our Father’s arms Lieutenant Boutte. You are home now. My deepest condolences to your family and brothers in blue.
    Thank you for your service Lieutenant.
    Rest In Eternal Peace.

  11. Our deepest condolences to the Dept. and Family of Lieutenant Boutte. Prayers for all who surrounded him in love and laughter. R.I.P. Lieutenant Boutte , may perpetual light always shine upon you Sir🌟 Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 in El Paso Texas💙🦋

  12. Prayers being offered for Lieutenant Michael Boutte, his family, and the members of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Lieutenant Boutte.

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