Lieutenant Richard Earl Newman, Sr.

Lieutenant Richard Earl Newman, Sr.

Crowley Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, February 19, 1993

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Richard Earl Newman, Sr.

Lieutenant Richard Newman was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a drug raid.

Lieutenant Newman had served with the Crowley Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife, son, three daughters, and eight grandchildren.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 125

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

friendly fire, Raid

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