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Inspector Fred Lamar Tillis | Florida State Beverage Department, Florida Florida State Beverage Department, Florida

Inspector

Fred Lamar Tillis

Florida State Beverage Department, Florida

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 11, 1942

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Age: 52

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Inspector Tillis was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a liquor raid. The other officer was struggling with a suspect when his gun discharged, striking Inspector Tillis in the abdomen.

Inspector Tillis was survived by his wife and child.

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Inspector Tillis,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Florida. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
August 11, 2017

 

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