Officer Rank: Detective
Memorial Panel: 30-E: 30
Department: New York City, New York, P.D.
End of Watch: 10/10/2015
Cause: Physical-related incident
Length of Service: 17
Detective Richards performed rescue and recovery duties in the aftermath of the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Detective Richards died of multiple myeloma on October 10, 2015.