Patrolman Charlie F. Richardson

Patrolman Charlie F. Richardson

Crystal Springs Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, June 5, 1962

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Charlie F. Richardson

Patrolman Charlie Richardson was shot and killed as he exited his patrol car after responding to a call for a domestic dispute.

As he and his partner stepped from their patrol car the male subject opened fire, killing him. The man fled but was shot and killed approximately one hour later when he opened fire on a posse that was searching for him.

Patrolman Richardson was survived by his wife.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens and City of Crystal Springs! Continue to Rest in Peace Officer Richardson.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

June 16, 2015

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