Deputy Sheriff Ralph Leo Burdick

Deputy Sheriff Ralph Leo Burdick

Benson County Sheriff's Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Friday, September 10, 1954

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Ralph Leo Burdick

Deputy Sheriff Ralph Burdick succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was pinned between two vehicles while on duty at a Labor Day rodeo event in Fort Totten.

Deputy Sheriff Burdick was survived by his wife, 2 sons, two daughters, one granddaughter, and two brothers.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 4, 1954

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 10, 2020

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