Champs-Elysées : who is Xavier Jugelé, the police officer killed ?
He was assigned to the 32nd company of intervention for the management of public order and traffic (DOPC) of the prefecture of Paris.
Thursday, to 21 hours, while he was in service on the avenue des Champs-Élysées, Xavier Jugelé is death under fire Karim Cheurfi, a French 39 years old.
This young police officer of 37 years, a partner and without children, had many years of experience and had done all his career in Paris. According to The New Republic, he was a native of Romorantin-Lanthenay, Loir-et-Cher, where his parents reside. His dad is a former military air base in Plum-en-Sologne.
a Member of an association LGBT
Xavier Jugelé was an active member of the Flag !, an association that represents police officers and gendarmes LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender). The president of the association, Mickaël Lumberjack, as police in Paris said he was “despondent and troubled,” and said on Facebook that one of the events at Flag ! planned Sunday – a party in a bar in the capital – has been cancelled.
Xavier Jugelé had been mobilized in the evening of the attacks on the 13 November in Paris and had attended the re-opening of the Bataclan with Sting headlining. The website magazine of the american People who had questioned, he had confided, ” I am happy to be there. Happy that the Bataclan reopens […] This concert to celebrate the life. Say no to terrorists. “