Police Officer Richard H. Duvall, Jr.

Police Officer Richard H. Duvall, Jr.

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, January 11, 1959

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Richard H. Duvall, Jr.

Police Officer Richard Duvall was accidentally shot and killed by his partner as he struggled with a juvenile suspect following a vehicle pursuit of a stolen automobile.

The pursuit ended in the 3800 block of Greenspring Avenue. Officer Duvall was struck by a round fired at the suspect by his partner.

Officer Duvall had served with the Baltimore City Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1814

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

crossfire, juvenile offender, stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Officer Duval,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Baltimore. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 11, 2019

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