Patrolman First Class Gilbert Franklin Halma

Patrolman First Class Gilbert Franklin Halma

Cheraw Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, June 26, 1998

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Gilbert Franklin Halma

PFC Halma was killed in an accident while responding to a possible drunk driver call. During the response Patrolman Halma had to swerve to avoid a collision with another vehicle and struck a guardrail, causing his patrol car to flip over.

PFC Halma is survived by his wife and twin brother. His brother also serves as a police officer.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 930

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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It's hard to believe that it has been 18 years! There is not a day that goes by that I do not think of you or where you would be if you were still here. I miss you and I love you. Keep watching over us until we see each other again!

Lt. George Halma
Cheraw PD and twin brother

June 26, 2016

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