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Patrol Officer David P. Richards | Seattle Police Department, Washington Seattle Police Department, Washington

Patrol Officer

David P. Richards

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Friday, September 1, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 9 months

Badge # 2644

Cause: Motorcycle accident

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Officer Richards was killed when the rear wheel of his motorcycle came loose causing him to lose control and crash into a guard rail.

Officer Richards had been a member of the Seattle Police Department for 9 months. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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In 2014, David Richards was posthumously awarded the Washington Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.

Officer Mike Severance
Seattle Police Department (Retired)
April 4, 2015

 

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