Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Mobile Police Officer Justin Billa, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Tuesday, February, 20, 2018.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 26, 2018 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cottage Hill Baptist Church, 4255 Cottage Hill Road in Mobile.
The funeral is set for Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at Cottage Hill Baptist Church. The doors will open at 8:30 a.m. and public visitation will take place at this time. The funeral service will follow at 10 a.m.
Officer Billa will be laid to rest at Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 6100 Three Notch Road.
A hobby of Officer Billa was police patch collecting. To honor his passion, the Mobile Police Department is asking for all visiting law enforcement agencies to bring a patch to the funeral so that they can be displayed to treasure the memory of Officer Billa.
Those unable to attend the funeral service but wish to offer condolences may stop by the Mobile Police Department Headquarters located at 2460 Government Blvd beginning this Friday to sign the Memorial Book for Officer Billa.