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Police Officer Rick Lee Silva | Chehalis Police Department, Washington Chehalis Police Department, Washington

Police Officer

Rick Lee Silva

Chehalis Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Thursday, June 18, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 60

Tour: 27 years

Badge # 117

Cause: Assault

Incident Date: 2/7/2015

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Police Officer Rick Silva died while undergoing surgery to correct a duty related injury sustained in February 2015 while attempting to arrest a shoplifting suspect in the 1600 block of Louisiana Avenue.

The offender, who was armed with a knife, resisted arrest. During the ensuing struggle Officer Silva injured his hip in the same location in which he had suffered a previous duty injury. The second injury required him to undergo surgery.

Officer Silva had served with the Chehalis Police Department for 13 years and had previously served with the Lewis County Sheriff's Office for 12 years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, and son.

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You are so very missed my friend. I have lots of great memories of you both on and off duty. Rest in peace brother.

Chief Deputy Stacy Brown
Lewis County Sheriff's Office
July 14, 2016

 

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