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ACPD Mourns the Loss of Officer Richard Link

For Immediate Release:  August 23, 2020

 

The Atlantic City Police Department is mourning the unexpected death of Officer Richard Link.  Link, 29, of Brigantine, was found dead in his car in Galloway, NJ on Saturday.

Link began his career in Atlantic City in December 2016 when he was hired as Special Law Enforcement Officer, Class II.  He was elevated to police officer in April 2019.  He was assigned to the Operations Division, but was currently on a temporary assignment with the Riot Investigation Team.

“Officer Richard Link was a young, bright, rising star in our department”, said Chief Henry White.  “He was a hard worker and dedicated to the residents and visitors of Atlantic City.  He most recently received tremendous praise for his work ethic and dedication from his supervisors and peers as he was an integral part of our team that investigated the looting and rioting that occurred in May.  On behalf of the men and women of the ACPD, my thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Officer Link at this difficult time.”

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Alert sent on 08/23/2020 at 10:12AM EDT

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Lieutenant Kevin Fair

kfair@acpolice.org

609-347-6472

 
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