'Hero in Blue': Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Adam Gaubert honored

Staff Report
The family of the late Adam Gaubert, who was a Master Trooper with Louisiana State Police Troop A, received a special recognition from Ascension Parish's Knights of Columbus Councils.

The Knights of Columbus Councils of Ascension Parish gave special recognition to Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Adam Gaubert, who lost his life in the line of duty.

The Gaubert family was presented a memorial blanket from Magnolia Novelty, embroidered with the Knights of Columbus emblem, in dedication to his service.

Louisiana State Police Master Trooper Adam Gaubert joined the department in 2002. He served for 19 years and was a United States Army veteran.

Trooper Gaubert was previously recognized as Troop A's Officer of the Year during the 2008 recognition banquet.

St. Theresa of Avila Council 2657 hosted this year's annual Law Enforcement Recognition Banquet, which recognizes "Heroes in Blue" who serve in the Gonzales Police Department, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, and LSP Troop A.

Ascension Parish fire departments were among the agencies paying their respects to Master Trooper Adam Gaubert, who was laid to rest Oct. 16.

Each organization selects an Officer of the Year in reflection of their personal contributions and achievements, to be recognized in the event.

Fr. Eric Gyan from St. Theresa of Avila Church opened the ceremonies with a prayer of reflection.

Adam Gaubert was chosen outstanding State Trooper working in Ascension Parish in 2008 by the St. Theresa of Avila Knights of Columbus Council 2657. This file photo from the Gonzales Weekly Citizen shows Gaubert receiving the award from Trooper Frank Ducote.

The 2021 Officers of the Year included:

  • Gonzales Police Department Officer Robin Brunke-Couret
  • Ascension Parish Sheriff Office Corporal Anthony Kolb and Deputy First Class John Magri.
  • State Police Troop A Trooper Garret Yetman