Naples Officer Bill Gonsalves looks at old newspaper articles at the records department at Naples City Hall on Friday as Gonsalves continued to piece together the history of Carl Strickland, a black officer who was said to have been killed in the line of duty in 1954, though he has never officially been recognized for his service. Gonsalves is hoping to have Strickland added to the Washington D.C. memorial for police officers killed in the line of duty as well as a memorial in Tallahassee. Strickland was shot twice in the head after breaking up a dispute in the McDonald's Quarters of Naples, which was about a 5-acre area of land surrounded by railroad tracks behind the former Naples Daily News building. Greg Kahn/Staff

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Naples Officer Bill Gonsalves looks at old newspaper articles at the records department at Naples City Hall on Friday as Gonsalves continued to piece together the history of Carl Strickland, a black officer who was said to have been killed in the line of duty in 1954, though he has never officially been recognized for his service. Gonsalves is hoping to have Strickland added to the Washington D.C. memorial for police officers killed in the line of duty as well as a memorial in Tallahassee. Strickland was shot twice in the head after breaking up a dispute in the McDonald's Quarters of Naples, which was about a 5-acre area of land surrounded by railroad tracks behind the former Naples Daily News building. Greg Kahn/Staff

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