Sergeant Richard Lee Cloud

Sergeant Richard Lee Cloud

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, October 23, 1975

Add to My Heroes

Richard Lee Cloud

Sergeant Cloud was assassinated by the mob seven months after losing his job with the Tampa Police Department. After losing his job he worked on a federal task force fighting drug dealing and organized crime. He was assassinated when he answered his door at his home in Seminole Heights. The suspect was arrested and executed in the late 1970s.
After his death the Tampa Police Department posthumously reinstated Sergeant Cloud back to Sergeant.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

Most Recent Reflection

View all 33 Reflections

Dicky, as Paris said there is not a day that goes by that believe it or not I don't think about what happens, you left entirely to soon my thoughts and prayers to Paris, Paul, and Wanda, your neighbor back in the day

Bill Tillman
813 305 8312

Bill Tillman

September 16, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.