Patrolman James W. Crowder

Patrolman James W. Crowder

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, September 5, 1957

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James W. Crowder

Patrolman James Crowder was killed in an automobile crash while pursuing a speeding vehicle on Hopkins Road near Holly Springs Avenue.

The patrol wagon flipped over as they rounded a curve and Patrolman Crowder received fatal injuries.

Patrolman Crowder had served with the Richmond Police Department for only nine months.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 5, 2020

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