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Sergeant Richard James Schuening | Oregon State Police, Oregon Oregon State Police, Oregon


Richard James Schuening

Oregon State Police, Oregon

End of Watch: Thursday, October 2, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 18 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Explosion

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Sergeant Richard Schuening was killed while attempting to disarm an explosive device in Granite, Oregon.

Sergeant Schuening was a bomb technician for the Oregon State Police and was working with ATF agents in removing dynamite and other explosives which were illegally stored on a property. He was handling some of the explosives and had moved away from the other officers when the explosion occurred at approximately 12:40 hours.

Sergeant Schuening had been employed with the Oregon State Police for 18 years and had been with the explosives unit since 1989. He is survived by his wife and children.

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Our promise; Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful for his service to his community and to our nation.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio
October 2, 2016


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