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Patrolman William F. Rich | Shelton Police Department, Connecticut Shelton Police Department, Connecticut


William F. Rich

Shelton Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Sunday, December 27, 1964

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Age: 59

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Patrolman Rich suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot pursuit of an escaped prisoner. The man had escaped while being booked at the police station. Patrolman Rich chased and apprehended the suspect. Shortly after returning the man to a cell Patrolman Rich collapsed.

Patrolman Rich had served with the agency for 22 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Rich. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2012


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