Patrolman Richard Owen Baker

Patrolman Richard Owen Baker

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, November 5, 1965

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Richard Owen Baker

Patrolman Richard Baker succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when his motorcycle struck a tractor trailer that had pulled out in front of him at the intersection of South Main Street and Washington Street.

He was responding to a call when the collision occurred.

Patrolman Baker had served with the Dayton Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years, 6 months
  • Badge 290

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 3, 1965

emergency response

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Rest in peace Patrolman Baker.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 5, 2020

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