P-O- Richard Gilmore #14290

P.O. Richard Gilmore #14290

Name: Gilmore, Richard
Star: 14290
Memorial Panel #: #PANEL#
Rank: Patrolman
District / Unit: 003
End of Watch: 20 March 1971
Incident Details: Police Officer Richard Gilmore, 32, was assigned to the Grand Crossing – Tactical Unit. Officer Gilmore was off-duty and at a house party with his pregnant wife. At approximately 4:00 a.m. four armed intruders knocked on the basement door and said a friend of theirs was inside. Officer Gilmore attempted to draw his weapon when he was fatally wounded. Isaac Gray, Tyrone Sawyer, Robert Smith, and Ford Ransom were charged with murder and armed robbery. Officer Gilmore. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy and child.