Lafayette officer’s use of deadly force justified, according to review board

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LAFAYETTE – A Lafayette police officer was justified in firing her weapon during a case that ended in the deaths of two men, a review concludes.

The Lafayette Police Department Shooting Review Board convened Tuesday to discuss the actions of Officer Donna Gregorash, a three-year veteran of the force. The board made its recommendation to Chief Patrick Flannelly, who agreed with the decision that Gregorash’s actions were justified and within department policy.

On Thursday, Jan. 10, Gregorash opened fire after a truck veered toward police officers as the driver fired his gun. The driver, Steven K. Moseley and his passenger, Joel Hershman, died after the truck crashed into a home.

Police were originally called to the area in response to a report that a man was being held against his will.

Lafayette police will discuss the case Wednesday during a news conference.

8 comments

  • maria

    good job congrats ,i know it can't feel good to get into that kind of situation ,but you did what your were trained to do proct the public and yourself

  • Chris

    Great Job Officer Gregorash, that kind of decision must have been difficult to make, i'm sure your training and support of your fellow officers had a part in it. Keep your head high, I agree that you did the right thing.

  • ClanSmokeJaguar

    I don't know why but this woman's beauty combined with her lethalness and ability to kick azz is a big turn on for me!

    I wonder if we can hook up and play cops and robbers? She can cuff me to a pole and punish this naughty, naughty little boy!

    :^O

  • AvonLadySarks

    Thank you officer for doing what you needed to do. Its got a be a hard thing
    To deal with, but ur a hero girl!! We all obviously have ur back. Thank you again for serving and protecting the RIGHT way!!!

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