Assistant Chief of Police Elmo O. Ritchie

Assistant Chief of Police Elmo O. Ritchie

Fayetteville Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 16, 1968

Elmo O. Ritchie

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.

Bio

  • Age 61
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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