Community to pay respects to Monroe officer killed in motorcycle crash

- The Town of Monroe will pay their respects to fallen police officer Paul Perette on Thursday. 

The Monroe High School resource officer died after being involved in a motorcycle accident on Saturday afternoon, August 19. 

The crash took place near the town of Cherokee.

Officer Perette's patrol car once patrolled the streets of Monroe. It's now parked at Davis Funeral Home as a memorial to the 49-year-old officer who was taken too soon. 

Perrette was an officer with Monroe Police since 2009. He leaves behind his wife and two daughters.

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