Patrolman Richard J. Harper

Patrolman Richard J. Harper

Brick Township Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, May 4, 1978

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Richard J. Harper

Patrolman Richard Harper was struck and killed by a construction vehicle while directing traffic around a construction site.

Patrolman Harper had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his expectant wife and child.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 21

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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I received the first scholarship in his honor, and think of him often. I honor his legacy every day when I go to work.

Linda Wood, director
Broward Police Academy

May 4, 2018

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