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Police Officer Fred R. Brockman | Birmingham Police Department, Alabama Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

Police Officer

Fred R. Brockman

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 3, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 19 years, 9 months

Badge # 14

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Fred Brockman was shot and killed while investigating a man with a man with a gun call. Officer Brockman's partner shot and killed the suspect.

Officer Brockman had served with the agency for 19 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, one daughter, and three grandchildren (two born weeks after his death).

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Officer Brockman,
On today, the 64th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Birmingham. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
November 3, 2017


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