ANAAPOLIS, MD—Effective immediately, both the U.S. and Maryland state flags will be flown at half-staff in honor of a Maryland police officer who was shot and killed over the weekend.
Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard of the Wicomico Police Department died in the line of duty on Sunday night.
Hilliard was shot while attempting to arrest a suspect who had multiple felony warrants. He was a 16-year veteran.
The suspect is now in custody and the Maryland State Police homicide unit is investigating the case.
Governor Larry Hogan’s full statement can be viewed below.
This morning, I reached out to Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis to extend my condolences on the tragic death of Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard, a 16-year veteran of the department who was shot and killed in the line of duty.
Read my full statement: pic.twitter.com/cjxgKBNhKv
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) June 13, 2022