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Funeral arrangements set for Maryland deputy killed in Wicomico County

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Posted at 5:09 PM, Jun 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 12:29:30-04

SALISBURY, Md. — A Wicomico County Sheriff's Deputy who was shot and killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest on Tuesday, June 21.

Deputy First Class Glenn Hilliard was pursuing a suspect on Sunday, June 12, when he was killed.

Austin Davidson, 20, was eventually captured, arrested and charged with his murder.

MORE: Wicomico Sheriff blames deputy's death on "revolving door" of Maryland's criminal justice system

Hilliard will be escorted from the Lewis N. Watson Funeral Home to Emmanuel Wesleyan Church on Beaglin Park Drive in Salisbury, where a public viewing will be held from 9am to noon, followed by a funeral service at 12:30pm.

Afterwards, Hilliard will be escorted to Sunset Cemetery in Berlin, where he will be laid to rest.

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Hilliard, who would have turned 42-years-old on June 22, leaves behind a wife and three children.

He worked in several areas within the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, having most recently transferred back to patrol upon request, according to his obituary.

Deputy First Class Hilliard has held several positions throughout his career to include: Deputy U.S. Marshall Task Force Officer, Seasonal Police Officer for Ocean City Police Department, Crisfield Police Officer, Berlin Police Officer, Associate Instructor for Eastern Shore Criminal Justice Academy, FAA Certified Drone Pilot and Lifeguard.

For a full list of the arrangements, click here.