Patrolman First Class Ben Wesley Strickland

Patrolman First Class Ben Wesley Strickland

South Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, May 31, 1974

Ben Wesley Strickland

Patrolman Ben Strickland was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a speeding car in Lexington County.

After arresting the driver and placing him in handcuffs, the passenger approached him from behind and opened fire, killing him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest easy brother!!

Judge /retired SC Trooper Danny Lynn
Aiken County, SC

May 31, 2018

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