Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Shot and killed
Patrolman Richard Bergquist was shot and killed while responding to a burglary in progress on Fremont Avenue North. As he and his partner drove down 36th Avenue North they spotted one of the suspects attempting to break into a car. Patrolman Bergquist jumped out to try to arrest the suspect but was shot twice. Other officers returned fire and killed the suspect.
Patrolman Bergquist had served with the agency for seven years and was assigned to the North Side Precinct. He was survived by his wife and two children.