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Sergeant Richard Lee Cloud | Tampa Police Department, Florida Tampa Police Department, Florida


Richard Lee Cloud

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Thursday, October 23, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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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.

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Hi,my name is Brian Reed I went to school with Paris during that time,Lutz elementary on to potter and then young Jr.high.I know his story and we were good friends,I've often wondered what has become of him,I hope he will see this and get in touch,just to say hi.

,Brian Reed
October 28, 2016


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