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Police Officer Clifton Tillman | Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

Police Officer

Clifton Tillman

Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Saturday, July 3, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Tillman was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a complaint involving an armed man threatening another person in a cafeteria near the intersection of 25th Avenue and 28th Street. The suspect, who was seated in a car, fired a shot through the windshield and struck Officer Tillman in the chest. The suspect was shot and killed by return gunfire.

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Officer Tillman your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of Gulfport and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD
July 3, 2016

 

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