Patrolman Richard White

Patrolman Richard White

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, August 3, 1927

Richard White

Patrolman Richard White was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle.

During the pursuit, another driver that was making a turn, cut a corner at Luther Avenue and East 86th Street. Patrolman White attempted to avoid a collision by hitting his brakes, but struck the car after skidding 60-feet. The driver of the car he was chasing was never located. The driver that turned in front of him was charged with careless driving and manslaughter.
Patrolman White was survived by his mother and two sisters.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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