SPD Remembers Officer Richard Vigneault

Springfield, Mass. — Today we remember Springfield Police Officer Richard Vigneault who was killed in the line of duty on April 11th, 1973. Officer Vigneault’s patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

Officer Vigneault had served with the Springfield Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and three children.  He was just 32 years old.  Badge #208