Constable Richard LaVerne Teske

Constable Richard LaVerne Teske

Clayton Village Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, August 15, 1964

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Richard LaVerne Teske

Constable Richard Teske was killed in an automobile accident on Morey Highway near Plank Road while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle. His vehicle failed to make a bend in the road and it rolled over. Constable Teske was ejected from the vehicle and it landed on top of him. The vehicle he was chasing at the time was never found.

Constable Teske had been the constable in the evenings for one year. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 15, 2020

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