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Detective William F. Hillen

New York Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Friday, February 24, 1922

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Reflections for Detective William F. Hillen

Det. Hillen,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army as a member of the 304th Tank Brigade which the 345th Tank Battalion was a part of fighting the Germans in Europe during World War I.


United States Border Patrol

February 24, 2022

Detective Hillen, thank you for your service in helping to protect one of the greatest assets of the United States, it's railroads. As the son of a man who started his long police career with the New York Central, I truly appreciate the work you do. Though not RR Police, my Uncle, Grandfather, and Great Grandfather all worked for the Railroad. It's significance has been somewhat diminished in the past decades, but it's still, thankfully, a huge part of our economy.

God Bless, Brother and may you forever Rest in Peace.

Detective, I also wish to thank you for your service in the Great War. You truly are a hero.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 16, 2019

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 12, 2019

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