Officer Richard T. Conklin

Officer Richard T. Conklin

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Sunday, June 5, 1938

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Richard T. Conklin

Officer Richard Conklin was killed in a motorcycle accident near Georgia Avenue and Butternut Street, NW.

The wheels on the motorcycle struck a streetcar track and he was thrown from the bike.

Officer Conklin was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 13 years and was assigned to the Sixth Precinct. He was survived by his wife. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Officer Conklin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 21, 2020

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