Beverage Enforcement Agent Arthur Burdette Dillard

Beverage Enforcement Agent Arthur Burdette Dillard

Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, Florida

End of Watch Monday, February 22, 1971

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Arthur Burdette Dillard

Special Agent Arthur Dillard was killed in an automobile crash on State Road 71 six miles south of Altha while he was en route to his headquarters.

The department vehicle he was driving struck a large puddle, went out of control, and struck a utility pole. It took rescue personnel over an hour to remove him from the vehicle.

Agent Dillard had served with the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 69
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Agent Dillard,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Florida. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 22, 2021

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