Deputy Sheriff Bryan Keith Sleeper

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Keith Sleeper

Burleigh County Sheriff's Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Bryan Keith Sleeper

Deputy Sheriff Bryan Sleeper suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting another deputy arrest a combative subject at about 12:45 am.

The other deputy had attempted to stop the man for speeding, but the suspect refused to stop and drove to his home. During the ensuing confrontation, the man was tased twice before Deputy Sleeper could handcuff him.

Deputy Sleeper collapsed moments later. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 4837

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in peace my brother.

Lieutenant Raymond Flores
NYPD (retired)

September 28, 2018

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