Deputy Sheriff W. R. Richardson

Deputy Sheriff W. R. Richardson

Collier County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, December 14, 1928

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W. R. Richardson

Deputy Richardson died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident while patrolling the Tamiami Trail. His police motorcycle struck a pothole, causing him to temporarily lose control. As he regained control his body struck a piece of bridge that had a bolt protruding from it. The bolt cut Deputy Richardson, causing him to bleed to death.

Deputy Richardson had served with the Collier County Sheriff's Office for only 14 days.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Richardson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 13, 2019

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