Sergeant Richard Charles Howe

Sergeant Richard Charles Howe

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Richard Charles Howe

Sergeant Rick Howe died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Sergeant Howe had served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for 24 years and was a Motorcycle Unit supervisor. He is survived by his wife, son, two daughters, and granddaughter.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 3760

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of your fallen Officer, Sgt. Richard Howe.
May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Indiana
U.S.A.

December 8, 2021

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