Police Officer David W. Riddlesperger

Police Officer David W. Riddlesperger

Fultondale Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 30, 2011

David W. Riddlesperger

Police Officer David Riddlesperger suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after responding to a domestic disturbance call involving a convicted felon with a gun.

Towards the end of his shift his patrol car left the roadway and struck a building along Decatur Highway at approximately 6:00 am. Several employees inside the of the building attempted to pull him from the vehicle but were unable to. Responding rescue units transported him to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Riddlesperger had served with the Fultondale Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Birmingham Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 32

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 21, 2018

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