Officer Danny Dean Richmond

Officer Danny Dean Richmond

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, March 12, 1980

Danny Dean Richmond

Officer Richmond was killed when a pickup truck hit his motorcycle head-on. Officer Richmond was escorting an oversized truck on Highway 90. The traffic at the intersection they were passing through stopped to let the truck pass when a truck slammed into a stopped pickup truck which intern crashed head-on into Officer Richmond’s motorcycle, killing him.

Officer Richmond had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 302

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Danny was scheduled to ride with me for my last probation shakeup (Feb - Mar of 80) but it was changed at the last moment and he rode with Crossland. He and Johnny Vckery introduced me to my wife. RIP my friend

Director/Regional Police Academy (retire
Lamar PD

March 10, 2015

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