KCPD recruits from the 164th entrant class pay homage to fallen officer Homer Riggle

Michael Bushnell
Northeast News

KCPD recruits from the 164th entrant class ran this morning from 12th and Broadway to police headquarters where they paid homage to fallen officer Homer Riggle. Chief Rick Smith addressed the recruits before they did push ups in front of the police memorial. The recruits then continued their run to 19th and The Paseo near the site where officer Riggle was killed in the line of duty, responding to a Robbery call at a saloon on February 28, 1913.

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