Michael Anthony Boutte, Veteran
USAF – GW/ODS, LEO
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi – 02-09-21
ABOUT THE MISSION:
We are sad to report the death of Hancock County Sheriff Dept. and US Air Force Veteran Micheal Anthony Boutte (57). Mr. Boutte was killed in the line of duty while serving his community for the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Michael is a graduate of John McDonough High School in New Orleans, Louisiana and left high school to join the United States Air Force in 1981.
Out of basic training, Michael was first assigned to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, a base that his son, Michael Jr., would later be assigned as his first duty station. During his service, he was deployed during Operation Desert Storm. After his service in the USAF, Michael attended the South Dakota Law Enforcement Training Center in 1992 and started his law enforcement career in Grand Rapids, South Dakota. In 1996, he attended the Washington State Criminal Justice Center and became a founding member of the City of Federal Way Department of Public Safety in Federal Way, Washington. Michael relocated to Mississippi in 2012 and went to work at the Picayune Police Department. In 2016, Michael joined the ranks of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-09-21
Staging Time: 9:30 a.m.
Bay St. Louis Community Center
301 Blaize Ave.
Bay St. Louis, Mississippi
Bob Harwood, 228-243-5446
Visitation flag line and escort briefings at 9:40 and 11:45 a.m.
The Patriot Guard will have a flag line at the entrance to the Community Center for the visitation from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Following the funeral service, at approx. 12:40 p.m., LEO will perform honors for Lt. Boutte. At 1:30, we will join in the escort of Lt. Boutte to the gates of the Biloxi National Cemetery. The escort will end at Pass Rd.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Robert Harwood
Position: Mississippi Ride Captain
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