Police Officer Clifton Tillman

Police Officer Clifton Tillman

Gulfport Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, July 3, 1943

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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.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 3, 2020

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