Chief of Police Benjamin H. Crider

Chief of Police Benjamin H. Crider

Carrollton Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, June 8, 1900

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Benjamin H. Crider

Chief Ben Crider was shot and killed by a man he was attempting to arrest. As Chief Crider fell he returned fire, killing the suspect.

Chief Crider was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Chief Crider,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Carrollton.


United States Border Patrol

June 8, 2020

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