Richard Gosch

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Service Record

Agency Newnan Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service January 2014 - November 2016. May 2022 - November 2022.[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[1]


2015 Medal of Distinction

On December 10, 2015, Gosch and another officer received a Medal of Distinction for working to evacuate an apartment complex that caught fire in 2014.[2]

2016 Life-Saving Award

On December 1, 2016, Gosch and another officer received the Life-Saving Award for helping a victim of a car crash.[3]

Incident Reports

2022 DUI Arrest

On November 11, 2022, Gosch crashed his police car while driving to work. Responding officers arrested him for driving under the influence.[1]

Richard Gosch booking photo
Richard Gosch

Response Timeline

Gosch was fired for policy violations.[1]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: neutral
Protect & Serve rating: neutral
Individual Rights rating: neutral
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: bad
Ratings Definitions


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Newnan Police Department fires officer suspected of DUI following crash, FOX 5, 2022-11-12
  2. Clay Neely, NPD officers honored at awards banquet, Newnan Times-Herald, 2015-12-16
  3. Clay Neely, Police honored for bravery, exceptional service, Newnan Times-Herald, 2016-12-03