Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 21 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 4/28/1908
Suspect: Not available
Lieutenant Arthur Briggs suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a drunk man in an alley behind a local business.
The drunk man had been creating a disturbance inside of the business and Lieutenant Briggs had been called to remove him. When Lieutenant Briggs entered the business the man fled out a back door. Lieutenant Briggs chased after him but suffered a heart attack after catching and struggling with him.
Lieutenant Briggs had served with the Duluth Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.