Police Officer Richard B. Richardson

Police Officer Richard B. Richardson

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 22, 1867

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Richard B. Richardson

Police Officer Richard Richardson was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on an elderly man.

The property the man was on had been sold but the man refused to vacate the location and swore to kill anyone who attempted to move him. The suspect was arrested and died in jail while awaiting trial.

Officer Richardson was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Died in jail

warrant service

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 23, 2020

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