Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Leward Rich and Patrolman Edwin Stephenson were killed in an automobile accident while en route to assist another officer who was chasing a stolen car. During their response the police car left the roadway and struck a tree at Brook Street and Westwood Avenue, causing fatal injuries to both officers.
Patrolman Rich had served with the agency for four years.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Patrolman Edwin Hugh Stephenson, Jr.