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Detective George Ronald Taylor | Richmond Police Department, Virginia Richmond Police Department, Virginia

Detective

George Ronald Taylor

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Sunday, June 15, 1986

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 13 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/15/1986

Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber

Suspect: Committed suicide in prison

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Detective George Taylor was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle near the intersection of Davis and Kensington. The suspect was a convicted murderer on parole and was convicted of capital murder for Detective Taylor's murder and sentenced to death. He committed suicide in prison in 1988.

Detective Taylor had served with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and two teenage daughters. He was killed the day before his 40th birthday.

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Remembering you today my friend. You were an excellent police officer whom I admired and respected. Your life was taken too soon and my prayers are with your daughters and family. May you rest in peace brother.

Robert Walker Detective Sergeant ret.
Richmond Police Department
June 14, 2014

 

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