Officer / Paramedic Richard G. Stratman

Officer / Paramedic Richard G. Stratman

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, October 2, 1983

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Richard G. Stratman

Officer/Paramedic Richard Stratman and Officer/Pilot Thomas McNeff were killed in a helicopter crash during a rainstorm near Marana.

They were en route to pick up a pregnant woman stranded by floodwaters for a medical transport to Tucson when the Bell Jet Ranger helicopter crashed into a flooded field.

Officer Stratman was survived by his parents.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1622

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

search and rescue

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Rest in peace.


October 3, 2021

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