Chief of Police Richard Leon Duncan

Chief of Police Richard Leon Duncan

Decatur Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, August 13, 1998

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Richard Leon Duncan

Chief of Police Richard Duncan was killed in a head-on collision while driving his canine unit. His canine loyally stayed with him until rescue units arrived.

Chief Duncan had served in law enforcement for 28 years.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Chief Duncan,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Decatur. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 13, 2023

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