Patrolman William A. Richards

Patrolman William A. Richards

Long Branch Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, October 23, 1967

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William A. Richards

Patrolman Richards suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to subdue a suspect who had escaped from other officers earlier in the day.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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On this actual 53rd anniversary of your untimely departure I would like to reiterate my previous reflection and say your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 23, 2020

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