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Assistant Chief of Police Elmo O. Ritchie | Fayetteville Police Department, Arkansas Fayetteville Police Department, Arkansas

Assistant Chief of Police

Elmo O. Ritchie

Fayetteville Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, October 16, 1968

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 30 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Assistant Chief of Police Elmo Ritchie suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to place a 13-year-old mental subject in protective custody.

Assistant Chief Ritchie collapsed after the subject began to resist.

Assistant Chief Ritchie had served with the Fayetteville Police Department for 30 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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