Memorial to Richard H. Taylor
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: December 13, 1946
Years of Service: 22
Marital Status: Married
Location of Death: 924 17th Street, NW
Officer Taylor and other officers were chasing a 14 year-old boy who was armed with a German Luger. The boy darted from behind a parked auto and shot Officer Taylor in the liver. The boy was apprehended after a failed suicide attempt.
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