Town Marshal Hilton Hirem Morgan

Town Marshal Hilton Hirem Morgan

Kentwood Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, August 20, 1948

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Hilton Hirem Morgan

Town Marshal Hilton Morgan was shot and killed while attempting to break up a fight between several juveniles. One of the boys opened fire, striking Marshal Morgan.

Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Morgan was able to return fire and killed the subject.

Marshal Morgan, a WWI veteran, had served with the Kentwood Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

juvenile offender

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 20, 2020

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