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Patrolman Richard Vance Reeves | Kansas City Police Department, Missouri Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

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Richard Vance Reeves

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 2, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 9/24/1957

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Patrolman Richard Reeves was seriously injured when his motorcycle was stuck by a truck that ran a red light at the corner of Prospect Avenue and 9th Street. Patrolman Reeves died eight days later from his injuries.

Patrolman Reeves had served with the Kansas City Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and son.

Patrolman Reeves' brother, Police Officer Ralph Reeves, died in the line of duty on March 26th, 1968, while serving with the Compton, California, Police Department.

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