Patrolman Eugene Verdall Vickers

Patrolman Eugene Verdall Vickers

Tyler Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, March 29, 1963

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Eugene Verdall Vickers

Patrolman Eugene Vickers was struck and killed by a vehicle at 10 pm while measuring skid marks at the scene of an earlier accident.

Patrolman Vickers had served with the Tyler Police Department for one year. He was working his last shift before taking several days off in preparation for his wife giving birth. His son was born the day after his funeral.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

accident investigation, accident scene

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Patrolman Vickers,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tyler. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 29, 2023

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