Police Officer Richard B. Richardson

Police Officer Richard B. Richardson

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, October 23, 1867

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Richard B. Richardson

Officer Richardson was shot and killed while attempting to serve an arrest warrant on an elderly man. The propery 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 Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in jail

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

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

October 23, 2020

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