Police Officer William H. "Jack" Hill

Police Officer William H. "Jack" Hill

Bowie Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1932

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William H. "Jack" Hill

Officer William Hill was shot and killed while assisting other officers who were conducting a liquor raid on a service station.

The owner of the station opened fire on the officers, mortally wounding Officer Hill. Other officers returned fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Hill was taken to a local hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds three weeks later.

Officer Hill had served with the Bowie Police Department for 3 years.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, June 18, 1932
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

alcohol violation, Raid

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Rest in Peace Police Officer William (Jack) Hill. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Bowie, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum you dispatched to hell forever burn in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 6, 2016

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