Officer Richard W. Cornell – Cranston Police


Ptl. Richard W. Cornell
Appointed April 30, 1951

      Patrolman Richard W. Cornell, 85,  passed away in Mechanicsburg, Pa. on July 12, 2012.  Born in Cranston, Richard served in the U.S. Coast Guard – Merchant Marine during World War II.  He served 23 years on the police department before retiring in 1973.  He is survived by his four children; Mark, Paul, Stephanie, and Kim.  Rest in Peace Brother.