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Memorial to Ernest C. Ricks

Ernest C. Ricks

Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

Date of Death: May 17, 1989
Rank: Officer
Location of Death: Metropolitan Police Academy


At the time of his death, Officer Ernest C. Ricks, III was a member of Recruit Class 88-3. He tragically collapsed on May 17, 1989, during a final physical training test before his scheduled graduation.

Return to the list of officers killed in the line of duty.