Lieutenant Richard Glenn Woods

Lieutenant Richard Glenn Woods

Pell City Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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.

Bio

  • Age 48
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 804

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 7, 2018

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