Officer Richard Lee Teague

Officer Richard Lee Teague

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, November 23, 1992

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Richard Lee Teague

Officer Richard Teague was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Clifton Road while escorting a funeral procession.

Officer Teague had served with the DeKalb County Police Department for five years. He was survived by his parents, brother, sister, and two nieces.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 1334

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

funeral escort

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Officer Teague,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

November 23, 2022

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