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Master Patrolman Richard O. Riggs | Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

Master Patrolman

Richard O. Riggs

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 7, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Executed in 2000

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Master Patrolman Riggs was shot and killed as he approached a man on a pay phone outside a van at a service station. Patrolman Riggs and his partern recognized the van as one reported to be used in an armed robbery minutes earlier. As he approached the suspect he was shot in the chest and abdomen. The suspect was convicted of his murder and was executed in April 2000.

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