Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 18 years
Badge # 5914
Cause: Motorcycle crash
Officer Jeffrey Ritchey was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a funeral procession.
He was passing the procession when a driver in process pulled out in front of him, causing a collision.
Officer Ritchey was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Officer for 18 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.