Patrol Officer Eugene Hollins, Sr.

Patrol Officer Eugene Hollins, Sr.

Petersburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, November 25, 1967

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Eugene Hollins, Sr.

Officer Hollins was shot and killed at about 2100 hours after responding to a shots fired call at Harding Street and Mistletoe Street. While talking with two complainants he was shot in the chest and thigh. He was transported to a local hospital by the two complainants in his own patrol car.

Officer Hollins had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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On this Thanksgiving Day I’d like to say thank you for your service and also say to your family that your sacrifice and service will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement family.

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

November 25, 2021

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