Police Officer Frank Horn Cloud

Police Officer Frank Horn Cloud

United States Department of the Interior - Bureau of Indian Affairs - Division of Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, March 10, 1910

Frank Horn Cloud

Officer Frank Horn Cloud succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two days earlier on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

He was shot in the back as he dismounted his horse by a man who was wanted for domestic abuse. Despite being wounded, Officer Horn Cloud was able to ride to safety. He died from his wounds two days later.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Horn Cloud's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Horn Cloud was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location South Dakota
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 8, 1910
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Horn Cloud,
On today, the 106th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

March 10, 2016

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