Deputy Sheriff Oscar Clarence Hill, IV

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Clarence Hill, IV

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 22, 2000

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Oscar Clarence Hill, IV

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Hill died one month after being dragged by a vehicle in the 100 block of Rankin at the North Freeway while attempting to arrest its occupants.

He was off duty when he witnessed a shooting outside a nightclub in Harris County. He followed the suspect's vehicle into the city of Houston and approached the passenger side of the vehicle when it stopped. Several shots were exchanged and Deputy Hill was dragged as the vehicle was driven through the intersection. Deputy Hill then fell to the ground where he was struck by another vehicle that was following the first vehicle.

Deputy Hill had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for three years. He is survived by his parents, brother, and three sisters.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 2028

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 21, 2000
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charges pending

off duty, shots fired call

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I've really been missing you Little O. I wish I could have just one day for you to hang out with your nephew Wally. 15 years old now Lol! Almoat driving. Hes amazing. Fishes, hunts, welds, forges, and will be driving in less than a year. YOUR car as I understand. :)
Its been a rough year, for everybody. I'd give anything to crack a beer with you. I love and miss you big brother. RIP.

Jodi Hill

December 22, 2020

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