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Trooper Richard F. Champy | New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire


Richard F. Champy

New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire

End of Watch: Friday, February 3, 1978

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Age: 32

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Trooper Champy suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a hit-and-run suspect. He had responded to a call of a vehicle running another vehicle off the road. After a short pursuit Trooper Champy and another trooper began to struggle with the suspect.
Trooper Champy had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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In our current troubled times for the brave men and women who wear the badge of honor I wanted you and your family to know that many of us greatly appreciate your sacrifice. 37 years may have passed but you are not forgotten trooper. Thank you for forging and maintaining a solid foundation for all those who will ever come after you into the NH State Police.

TFC Charles Hanson
Retired, NH State Police
May 23, 2015


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