Lieutenant Richard Glenn Woods

Lieutenant Richard Glenn Woods

Pell City Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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Richard Glenn Woods

Lieutenant Richard Woods suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting other rescue personnel extricate several teenagers from a vehicle following a serious accident on Cogswell Avenue, at 5th Street, at approximately 4:30 pm.

Paramedics immediately began to render aid to Lieutenant Woods. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away a short time later.

Lieutenant Woods had served with the Pell City Police Department for 20 years and was the commander of the Special Operations Division. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 804

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

rescue, vehicle crash

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7 years later and you are not forgotten. You were a great supervisor. We won’t ever forget you

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