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Patrolman William R. Hickman | Jackson Police Department, Mississippi Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

Patrolman

William R. Hickman

Jackson Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch: Monday, April 13, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Shot and wounded

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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.

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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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April 14, 2016

 

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