Chief of Police Richard Allen Brush

Chief of Police Richard Allen Brush

Point Comfort Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, March 27, 2006

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Richard Allen Brush

Chief Richard Brush suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to break up a disturbance between two neighbors. The two men who were fighting were both city council members.

When Chief Brush arrived at the scene he stepped between the two and was able to calm the situation.

Shortly after clearing the scene he contacted dispatch and requested EMS to respond to his location. He was transported to a local hospital where he slipped into a coma. He remained on life support for four days until passing away.

Chief Brush had served in law enforcement for 41 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 41 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 23, 2006

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