Deputy Sheriff Arthur Fillebrown

Deputy Sheriff Arthur Fillebrown

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 26, 1957

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Arthur Fillebrown

Deputy Sheriff Arthur Fillebrown was killed when his patrol car collided with a Seaboard Air Line Railroad train as he responded to his first emergency call.

The crash occurred at the Prospect Road crossing in Oakland Park as he responded to a call involving a man struck in a truck that was submerging in a canal.

Deputy Fillebrown had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for just three weeks. He was survived by his mother and two stepbrothers.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

emergency response

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 26, 2020

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