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Officer Richard T. Conklin | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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Richard T. Conklin

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Sunday, June 5, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 13 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Richard Conklin was killed in a motorcycle accident near Georgia Avenue and Butternut Street, NW.

The wheels on the motorcycle struck a streetcar track and he was thrown from the bike.

Officer Conklin was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 13 years and was assigned to the Sixth Precinct. He was survived by his wife. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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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

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June 6, 2015

 

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