Patrolman Richard Dean Bird

Patrolman Richard Dean Bird

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, July 4, 1969

Richard Dean Bird

Patrolman Bird was injured in an accident while pursuing a speeding car near 85th Street and Troost Street. He later died due to the severe brain injuries.
Patrolman Bird was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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