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Town Marshal Hilton Hirem Morgan | Kentwood Police Department, Louisiana Kentwood Police Department, Louisiana

Town Marshal

Hilton Hirem Morgan

Kentwood Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Friday, August 20, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Shot and killed

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Town Marshal Hilton Morgan was shot and killed while attempting to breakup a fight between several juveniles. One of the boys opened fire, striking Marshal Morgan.

Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Morgan was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Marshal Morgan had served with the Kentwood Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Marshal Morgan,
On today, the 68th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
August 20, 2016

 

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