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 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)

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Thinking of you as always, So proud to be your daughter. Its been at long time since you have been gone but you are always loved and remembered. You would have loved meeting my kids watching your grand kids grow up, I am so happy they all have some of your personality traits. You always taught us to work hard there are not handouts and make our own way in life. Proud of you pop and I will always Back the Blue in your honor! You are Love and Missed


August 4, 2020

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