Police Officer Fred R. Brockman

Police Officer Fred R. Brockman

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, November 3, 1953

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Fred R. Brockman

Officer Fred Brockman was shot and killed while investigating a man with a man with a gun call. Officer Brockman's partner shot and killed the suspect.

Officer Brockman had served with the agency for 19 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, one daughter, and three grandchildren (two born weeks after his death).


  • Age 52
  • Tour 19 years, 9 months
  • Badge 14

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Brockman,
On today, the 64th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Birmingham. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 3, 2017

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