Police Officer William Homer "Jack" Hill

Police Officer William Homer "Jack" Hill

Bowie Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1932

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William Homer "Jack" Hill

Police Officer Jack 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 three 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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Officer Hill,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Bowie. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 6, 2022

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