Deputy Marshal Clyde C. Dixon

Deputy Marshal Clyde C. Dixon

Hallandale Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, May 10, 1928

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Clyde C. Dixon

Deputy Marshal Clyde Dixon and Marshal Phillip Lee were shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest.

The suspect was later shot and killed by a 150-man posse that was formed to capture him. Marshal Lee was the agency's only full-time officer.

Deputy Marshal Dixon succumbed to his wounds 11 days after the shooting. He was survived by his two sisters and brother.


  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, April 29, 1928
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt

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Rest in peace Deputy Marshal Dixon.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 9, 2019

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