Detective Thomas E. Hill

Detective Thomas E. Hill

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, July 28, 1930

Thomas E. Hill

Detective Hill was shot and killed by six men who had just committed robbery.

Detective Hill was assigned to a bridge to stop suspicious cars when a car carrying six men sped onto the bridge and opened fire at the officers. Detective Shill was stuck by gunfire and killed. Four suspects were arrested and two escaped.

Detective Hill was assigned to the 48th Precinct Detective Squad.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Four arrested; two escaped

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A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County, PD. NY.

July 28, 2017

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