Deputy Inspector General Richard W. Hale

Deputy Inspector General Richard W. Hale

Texas Juvenile Justice Department - Office of Inspector General, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Richard W. Hale

Deputy Inspector General Richard Hale was killed in a vehicle crash on FM 51, north of Decatur, Texas.

He was returning to Gainesville, Texas, following a meeting with state prosecutors in Decatur. His department vehicle collided with an oncoming tractor-trailer.

Deputy Inspector General Hale had served in law enforcement for 16 years. He had served with the Decatur Police Department before joining the Texas Juvenile Justice Department - Office of Inspector General. He is survived by his wife and eight children.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 218

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Inspector Hale,

Thank you and your family for your sacrifice. May you rest in the arms of the Lord.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

June 2, 2018

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