Officer Richard Scholz

Officer Richard Scholz

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, September 18, 1948

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Richard Scholz

Officer Scholz was killed in an automobile accident at the corner of Divisadero Street and Bush Street. Officer Scholz was responding to a call of a robbery shooting when his patrol car collided with another automobile at the intersection. Two other officers received minor injuries and four civilians were injured. The call turned out to be a accidental firearm discharge.

Officer Scholz was an Army pilot during World War II.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 18, 2020

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