Officer Alvin Duane Hallum

Officer Alvin Duane Hallum

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 21, 1975

Alvin Duane Hallum

Officer Alvin Hallum was shot and killed after he and his partner stopped a vehicle used in an extortion offense.

The suspect came out firing, wounding Officer Hallum's partner. Officer Hallum returned fire, emptying his weapon. As he took cover behind a car and reloaded his weapon the suspect ran up and shot him in the head. The suspect then led other officers on a chase before stopping to shoot at other officers. He was killed in return gunfire.

Officer Hallum had been with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 3660

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Duane,

The years continue to roll by and I still think about the short time we shared before you were taken from us.

Captain Jack R Bragg Jr
DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT

August 22, 2018

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