Officer John Michael Richardson

Officer John Michael Richardson

Nashville International Airport Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, April 29, 1999

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John Michael Richardson

Officer John Richardson succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when his patrol car struck a bridge on I-40 in Wilson County.

He was returning home in his department's canine vehicle when the incident occurred. His canine, Tossy, received minor injuries in the incident.

Officer Richardson had served with the Nashville International Airport Police for 3-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, April 28, 1999

routine driving, single vehicle crash

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20 years.......It never gets easier not having you here and what I would give to just spend one minute with you. There isn’t a day you don’t cross my mind, and I’m so proud you’re the dad I was given. You will always be my hero! I can’t wait to spend eternity with you.

Love your daughter

Allie Street

December 24, 2019

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