Officer Roy Richard Bradshaw

Officer Roy Richard Bradshaw

Colville Tribal Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Monday, August 27, 1973

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Roy Richard Bradshaw

Officer Bradshaw was shot and killed while attempting to talk to a mentally disabled man who was barricaded in his home. The man had began shooting at cars and people without provocation before barricading himself. Officer Bradshaw knew the family and believed he could talk the man out. As he approached the door, the suspect opened fire, killing him.

The suspect was committed to an institution for life.

Officer Bradshaw, a U.S. Army veteran, had served with the agency for 3 years.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Washington
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed to an institution

mentally ill

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

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 27, 2020

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