Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Lieutenant Arthur Briggs | Duluth Police Department, Minnesota Duluth Police Department, Minnesota


Arthur Briggs

Duluth Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 28, 1908

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: 21 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

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.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 5 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Lt. Briggs,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Duluth. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
April 28, 2016


Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
All 2016 Deaths