During a tribute ceremony organized in Roubaix, where the agents worked, Emmanuel Macron denounced the “irresponsible behavior that kills”.
He greeted “those who risk their lives and sometimes lose them to save so many others”. Emmanuel Macron paid tribute, Thursday, May 25 in Roubaix (North), to the three police officers killed in a traffic accident at Villeneuve-d’Ascq (North) on Sunday.
The three police officers, Paul, Manon and Steven, aged 24 and 25, were killed in a collision with a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on a secondary road, and driven by a heavily alcoholic and cannabis-positive man, himself even died in the accident. During a tribute ceremony organized in Roubaix, where the agents worked, Emmanuel Macron denounced the “irresponsible behavior that kills” and called to “respect” of all public officials.
“At the sight of your three coffins, there is only amazement in the face of injustice and the absurd”launched the Head of State in the courtyard of the National Police School in Roubaix (North). “Talking about them becomes necessary to pay homage to their destiny, to show respect and affection to those who serve and protect”he added.
The Legion of Honor awarded posthumously
“The national police officers, the gendarmes, the municipal police officers, the firefighters, the first aiders, the nurses, the doctors, the teachers and so many others, all those who, in the humility of service, take care of our compatriots and protect, deserve respect and consideration”Hammered Emmanuel Macron.
The president, who had first spoken with the families, presented the Legion of Honor posthumously to Paul, whose companion is pregnant, Steven, father of a little boy, and Manon, who had made physio studies before choosing the police. The little boy and the unborn child will now be wards of the Nation.