Patrolman Raymond B. Smith

Patrolman Raymond B. Smith

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, October 13, 1968

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Raymond B. Smith

Patrolman Raymond Smith was shot and killed while attempting an arrest at Brunswick and Main Streets while off-duty.

The suspect ,21, fled after shooting Patrolman Smith. He was apprehended 20 minutes later. On March 6, 1969, he was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 15, years.

Patrolman Smith had been with the agency for six years. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 15 years

off duty

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Patrolman Smith,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Richmond. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 13, 2018

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