Trooper Richard F. Champy

Trooper Richard F. Champy

New Hampshire State Police, New Hampshire

End of Watch Friday, February 3, 1978

Richard F. Champy

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.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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This month marks 38 years since the night you died. Had that not happened, you likely would have completed your career and retired as the rest of your peer group have. You would be enjoying your two beautiful daughters and their families, which have produced 3 grand daughters and a grandson. Although the grand kids never got to know you, or you them, they would delight you as they have developed. They honor your memory each year at the memorial...PROUDLY ! Rest in peace, brother.

Major (Ret) Ernest Loomis
NHSP - (Brother-in-law)

February 14, 2016

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