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Lieutenant Robert T. Hicks | Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, Virginia Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

Lieutenant

Robert T. Hicks

Middlesex County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch: Sunday, May 20, 1984

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 3

Cause: Drowned

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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)

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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
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May 20, 2015

 

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