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Police Officer Hartley Gillum | Mayfield Police Department, Kentucky Mayfield Police Department, Kentucky

Police Officer

Hartley Gillum

Mayfield Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, June 16, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Gillum was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a suspected bootlegger. The 60-year-old suspect also shot and seriously wounded another officer and a state trooper. Three days later when he resisted arrest, six officers shot and killed him.

Officer Gillum was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 16, 2015

 

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