Patrolman William R. Hickman

Patrolman William R. Hickman

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, April 13, 1981

William R. Hickman

Patrolman Hickman was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance at a bar. When they arrived on the scene they were advised that a man with mental problems was inside with a shotgun. After talking with the suspect for several minutes to gain trust, Patrolman Hickman entered the bar. When he did so the suspect opened fire, striking him in the chest. Patrolman Hickman's partner returned fire, wounding the suspect.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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We will always remember Billy and his family. Billy was a great husband, father and friend. He will always be missed.

Johnnette and Durwood
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