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Patrolman First Class Ben Wesley Strickland | South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

Patrolman First Class

Ben Wesley Strickland

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, May 31, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Patrolman Ben Strickland was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a speeding car in Lexington County.

After arresting the driver and placing him in handcuffs, the passenger approached him from behind and opened fire, killing him.

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Rest in peace brother, we never forget!!

Magistrate and former SC Trooper Danny L
Aiken County, SC
May 31, 2016

 

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