County Policeman Richard Jacob Morgan

County Policeman Richard Jacob Morgan

Richmond County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, September 1, 1919

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Richard Jacob Morgan

County Policeman Richard Morgan was shot and killed as he and another county policeman raided a whiskey still.

Despite being mortally wounded, Policeman Morgan returned fire and killed the subject. The other officer was wounded but survived.

Policeman Morgan had served with the Richmond County Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Morgan,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Richmond County.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

September 1, 2019

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