Special Agent Richard Phillip Daniels

Special Agent Richard Phillip Daniels

United States Department of the Treasury - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, September 24, 1974

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Richard Phillip Daniels

Special Agent Richard Daniels was killed in a motorcycle crash while traveling with a confidential informant to investigate an illicit distillery outside of Little Rock, Arkansas.

Agent Daniels' motorcycle struck a guardrail as they crossed a bridge. He was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.

Agent Daniels was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and had served with the ATF for 13 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Location Arkansas

routine driving, undercover

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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 24, 2020

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