Patrol Officer David P. Richards

Patrol Officer David P. Richards

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, September 1, 1967

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David P. Richards

Officer Richards was killed when the rear wheel of his motorcycle came loose causing him to lose control and crash into a guard rail.

Officer Richards had been a member of the Seattle Police Department for 9 months. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 2644

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Officer Richards.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2019

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