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Guilbeau award given to Broussard employee

Posted: 10:32 PM, Sep 11, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-11 23:50:05-04

A Broussard police officer is being recognized for saving his neighbor’s life.

Lieutenant Zac Gerard received the Terry Guilbeau Award from the Broussard Police Department tonight.

The award is bestowed upon a city employee for going above and beyond the call of duty or saving someone’s life.

“I was off duty when one of my neighbors had an allergic reaction. When I got to his house, he was barely breathing, so I administered an EpiPen and continued to care for him until the ambulance arrived.”

The award was named after the late Terry Guilbeau who was a councilman for District 1.