Sergeant Gary S. Pricher

Sergeant Gary S. Pricher

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, November 4, 1983

Gary S. Pricher

Sergeant Pricher was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting stranded bus passengers on I-4. He and five other officers were returning from a tactical response team seminar when they stopped to offer their assistance. While on the roadway a vehicle swerved and struck Sergeant Pricher and then fled the scene. The suspect was later apprehended and charged with manslaughter, drunk driving, and hit-and-run.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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A Really Good Guy, a consummate Professional. I heard the news hours after it happened from an Officer who was present at the scene. It was hard to believe how such a great person could be taken from us so senselessly. Rest in Peace.

Ex-Officer Mitchell Henderson
Tampa Police Department

March 30, 2017

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