Master Patrolman Richard O. Riggs

Master Patrolman Richard O. Riggs

Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, January 7, 1986

Richard O. Riggs

Master Patrolman Riggs was shot and killed as he approached a man on a pay phone outside a van at a service station. Patrolman Riggs and his partern recognized the van as one reported to be used in an armed robbery minutes earlier. As he approached the suspect he was shot in the chest and abdomen. The suspect was convicted of his murder and was executed in April 2000.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 2000

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My brother, My hero. I still miss you just as much as always. I love you.

Tommy Riggs

July 16, 2018

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