Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 41 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 3/23/2006
Chief Richard Brush suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to break up a disturbance between two neighbors. The two men who were fighting were both city council members.
When Chief Brush arrived at the scene he stepped between the two and was able to calm the situation.
Shortly after clearing the scene he contacted dispatch and requested EMS to respond to his location. He was transported to a local hospital where he slipped into a coma. He remained on life support for four days until passing away.
Chief Brush had served in law enforcement for 41 years. He is survived by his wife.