Detective Roland A. Gill

Detective Roland A. Gill

Durham Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, June 10, 1933

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Roland A. Gill

Detective Gill was shot and killed while he and several other officers investigated a burglary call at a local store. When they arrived they were met with gunfire and Detective Gill was struck in the mouth twice and once in the chest. The suspect was also shot and wounded. He was taken into custody, convicted of Detective Gill's murder, and executed.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed

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Rest in peace Detective Gill.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 5, 2020

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