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

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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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