Lieutenant Robert T. Hicks

Lieutenant Robert T. Hicks

Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, May 20, 1984

Robert T. Hicks

Lieutenant Hicks drowned after his patrol car went the guard rail of the Urbanna Creek bridge as he responded to a call involving a distressed motorist. The patrol left the 300-foot long bridge and landed upside down in 12-feet of water, killing him instantly.

Lieutenant Hicks had served with the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office for 4 years. He had previously served as a peace officer with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for 2 years and as a deputy with the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office for 2 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and three step-daughters.

(Photograph courtesy the Daily Press)

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 3

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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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

May 20, 2015

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