Officer Richard Williams

Officer Richard Williams

Santa Barbara Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, December 19, 1921

Richard Williams

Officer Dick Williams succumbed to injuries sustained on July 4th, 1921, when he fell from his horse.

He was participating in the Independence Day Parade on State Street when his horse became startled by the crowd and bolted. Officer Williams was thrown to the ground and suffered severe head injuries. He slipped into a coma and died several months later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Monday, July 4, 1921

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 19, 2017

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