Halley C. Strickland (1921-1954)
End of Watch: Friday, January 8, 1954
Trooper Strickland, while pursuing a fleeing violator in Titusville, turned to avoid another vehicle and struck a tree.
Trooper Strickland had served the residents of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for 7 years. His career with FHP began August 1, 1946. He was in the 6th recruit class in Kissimmee, from September 15 to October 19, 1946. He was stationed in Deland and Cocoa. At the time of his death, he was 33.