Police Officer Clifton Tillman

Police Officer Clifton Tillman

Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 3, 1943

Clifton Tillman

Officer Tillman was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a complaint involving an armed man threatening another person in a cafeteria near the intersection of 25th Avenue and 28th Street. The suspect, who was seated in a car, fired a shot through the windshield and struck Officer Tillman in the chest. The suspect was shot and killed by return gunfire.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Tillman,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gulfport. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 3, 2018

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