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Police Officer Richard Cartell Alexander | Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer

Richard Cartell Alexander

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Thursday, October 5, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 22 years

Badge # 379

Cause: Automobile accident

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Police Officer Richard Alexander was killed when his cruiser was struck head-on by another vehicle.

He was performing administrative functions and was travelling from one city building to another when the accident occurred. As he entered an intersection, another vehicle turned directly into his cruiser. The driver of the other car and a third person were also killed in the accident.

Officer Alexander had served with the Chattanooga Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.

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Richard, you were a good friend and a great officer.

Lt. Alan C. Chance (Rt)
May 5, 2016

 

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