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Lieutenant Clifford T. Hill | Bessemer Police Department, Alabama Bessemer Police Department, Alabama

Lieutenant

Clifford T. Hill

Bessemer Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 2, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Bomb

Weapon: Explosives; Bomb

Offender: Acquitted in retrial

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Lieutenant Clifford Hill was killed when a package he was opening exploded. He was in the office of the newly elected public safety commissioner and was assisting the mayor's secretary.

An investigation revealed that the package contained a bomb intended for the new public safety commissioner. A former police officer who had purchased bomb making materials and had studied bomb making was tried and convicted for the murder, however, the suspect was later acquitted at a retrial in 1980.

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The man who was tried for the killing was not convicted but the results was a hung jury.

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