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.


  • 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.


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January 11, 2019

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