Police Officer David W. Riddlesperger

Police Officer David W. Riddlesperger

Fultondale Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 30, 2011

David W. Riddlesperger

Police Officer David Riddlesperger suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a convicted felon with a gun.

Towards the end of his shift his patrol car left the roadway and struck a building along Decatur Highway at approximately 6:00 am. Several employees inside the of the building attempted to pull him from the vehicle but were unable to. Responding rescue units transported him to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Riddlesperger had served with the Fultondale Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Birmingham Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 32

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Officer Riddlesperger,
On today, the 5th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Filtondale. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P,
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 30, 2016

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