Detectives' Endowment Association, Inc. — Paul DiGiacomo, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Thomas E. Hill

Thomas E Hill

Rank: Detective

Shield Number: 1273

Command: Detective Division

Date of Death: 07/28/1930

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Detective Hill was shot and killed by six men who had just done a robbery.  Detective Hill was assigned to a bridge to stop suspicious cars when a car carrying six men sped onto the bridge and opened fire at the officers.  Detective Shill was stuck by gunfire and killed.  Four suspects were arrested and two escaped.

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