Lieutenant Arthur Briggs

Lieutenant Arthur Briggs

Duluth Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, April 28, 1908

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Arthur Briggs

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.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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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.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 28, 2016

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