Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: December 7, 1963
Years of Service: Three months
Location of Death: Alabama Avenue and 30th Street, SE
Officer Higginbotham was pressed into service for the Christmas detail. While directing traffic at a shopping center, he was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver.
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