Last Updated: 2009-08-20

Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols
End of Watch: Saturday, December 8, 1962

Patrolman Luther K. Nuckols

Biographical information


Not available

Tour of Duty:

27 years

Badge number:

Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death:

Heart attack

Date of Incident:

Saturday, December 8, 1962

Weapon Used:

Not available

Suspect Info:

Not available


Patrolman Luther Nuckols suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot pursuit of a suspect near Louisiana Street.

He had responded to a burglary in progress and chased the suspect before losing him. When he returned to his patrol car he suffered the heart attack.

Patrolman Nuckols had been employed with the Richmond Police Department for 27 years.

Contact Information:

Richmond Police Dept.
City of Richmond
Emergency: 911 - Call if you can, text if you can’t
Non-Emergency or to file a Police Report: (804) 646-5100
Quick FAQS
email or call (804) 646-6842
Do not use this email to report a crime.

To report a crime, call the Department of Emergency Communications at 804 646-5100.

If it is an emergency, call 911 - Call if you can, text if you can’t.
Richmond Police Department's Instagram Account Richmond Police Department's Foursquare Account Richmond Police Department's Pinterest Account

Other Info:

Visit our Facebook Page Visit our Twitter Page Visit our YouTube Page

This is a print version of the webpage. The navigation of the site has been removed through the print css. If you require a printout of the page as it looks in your browser, please use screen capture.