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Deputy Sheriff Benjamin F. Milligan | Cimarron County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Cimarron County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

Benjamin F. Milligan

Cimarron County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Thursday, January 7, 1909

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: At large

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Deputy Benjamin Milligan was shot and killed in Boise City after arresting a man wanted in Texas.

Before taking the prisoner from the arrest location, Deputy Milligan allowed him to use a restroom as the deputy waited outside. When the suspect exited the restroom he was armed with a gun and shot Deputy Milligan, killing him. The suspect was never apprehended.

Deputy Milligan had served with the Cimarron County Sheriff's Office for only 6 months. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Deputy Sheriff Milligan,
On today, the 107th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cimarron County.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
January 7, 2016

 

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