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Patrolman Richard D. Coffee | Greenup Police Department, Kentucky Greenup Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman

Richard D. Coffee

Greenup Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Saturday, June 30, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Richard Coffee was shot and killed after responding to a restaurant after receiving complaints of a drunk patron. Patrolman Coffee arrived and told the man to go home and return when he was sober. The man went home, obtained a gun, and returned and shot Patrolman Coffee.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Coffee's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Patrolman Coffee was survived by his wife and three children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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