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Special Officer Richard O. Busch

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, March 20, 1870

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Reflections for Special Officer Richard O. Busch

Officer Busch,
On today, the 147th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Richmond.


United States Border Patrol

March 20, 2017

Officer Busch, you are recognized at last . . . your name will now be added the the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial, included with a memorial in the Officer's Down Memorial Page and included with the names of honorable Richmond, VA Police Officers, in the city's monument, recognizing and forever memorializing its heroes. We are all so pleased that you have come out of the shadows and will now be recognized as the hero and warrior that you were.

Finally Richard, we know that you were there . . . we know that you were one of us . . . and we all know that you were murdered as you protected us all. We honor you Sir. Rest easy.

With brotherly love and utmost respect, Jim Crotty, former Richmond, VA Police Officer.

Jim Crotty
ATF Special Agent (Ret.)

August 17, 2011

Officer Busch, it was an honor to research your service and sacrifice. I alerted the Richmond City Police Department about your death just today, so that you can be added to their memorial, where you belong, with no further delay.

Chris Cosgriff, Executive Director
Officer Down Memorial Page

August 17, 2011

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