Officer Frank Glasgow

Officer Frank Glasgow

Hillsboro Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 21, 1911

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Frank Glasgow

Officer Frank Glasgow was shot and killed during an ambush as he walked home from work at the end of his shift.

The suspect who committed the shooting had been convinced by a local doctor that Officer Glasgow had said derogatory statements about the his wife.

The doctor had held a grudge against Officer Glasgow as the result of the officer charging him with murder, which resulted from an illegally performed abortion.

The suspect who shot Officer Glasgow was sentenced to 5 years in prison. The doctor was sentenced to life in prison but the sentence was later overturned.

Officer Glasgow had served with the Hillsboro Police Department for 3 years.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Life sentence overturned

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Officer Glasgow,
Even though it’s been 110 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hillsboro.


United States Border Patrol

June 22, 2021

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