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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You're never forgotten. As a former DPD officer, I'm always proud of those who served before me and led the way. Thank you for your service. God bless you and your family.

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

August 21, 2017

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