Deputy First Class Glenn R. Hilliard

Deputy First Class Glenn R. Hilliard

Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, June 12, 2022

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Glenn R. Hilliard

Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard was shot and killed in Pittsville while attempting to arrest a man wanted on multiple felony warrants from several jurisdictions.

Deputy Hilliard saw the man leaving his apartment on Gumboro Road and attempted to arrest him. The man fled on foot and then opened fire on Deputy Hilliard as he pursued him. Deputy Hilliard was fatally wounded during the shooting.

The man continued to flee after shooting Deputy Hilliard but was arrested later in the night. He was charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, and the use of a firearm in the commission of a violent crime. He was convicted and sentenced to life without parole plus 66 years.

Deputy Hilliard had served with the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office for six years and had previously served with the Berlin Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Life without parole

foot pursuit, warrant service

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Rest in peace Deputy First Class Hilliard.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 31, 2023

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