Inspector Fred Lamar Tillis

Inspector Fred Lamar Tillis

Florida State Beverage Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 1942

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Fred Lamar Tillis

Inspector Fred Tillis succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day when he was accidentally shot by a fellow inspector during a liquor raid at 1227 Scott Street in Tampa.

The other inspector was struggling with a suspect when his gun discharged, striking Inspector Tillis in the abdomen.

Inspector Tillis was survived by his wife, daughter, three sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Monday, August 10, 1942

accidental discharge, alcohol violation

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