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Patrolman Richard Choate | Texarkana Police Department, Arkansas Texarkana Police Department, Arkansas


Richard Choate

Texarkana Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch: Friday, May 19, 1922

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Richard Choate was shot and killed as he and the police chief escorted a robbery suspect to a location where the main claimed to have hidden stolen property.

Without warning the subject produced a concealed handgun and shot Patrolman Choate in the abdomen six times.

Patrolman Choate had served with the Texarkana Police Department for 10 years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 19, 2015


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