Sergeant Richard Lee Cloud

Sergeant Richard Lee Cloud

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, October 23, 1975

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Richard Lee Cloud

Sergeant Cloud was assassinated by the mob seven months after losing his job with the Tampa Police Department. After losing his job he worked on a federal task force fighting drug dealing and organized crime. He was assassinated when he answered his door at his home in Seminole Heights. The suspect was arrested and executed in the late 1970s.
After his death the Tampa Police Department posthumously reinstated Sergeant Cloud back to Sergeant.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in peace Sergeant Cloud.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 21, 2019

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