Special Agent Benjamin P. Grogan

Special Agent Benjamin P. Grogan

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, April 11, 1986

Benjamin P. Grogan

Special Agent Benjamin Grogan and Special Agent Jerry Dove were shot and killed while attempting to apprehend two bank robbers in Miami, Florida.

The two suspects had been on a spree of bank robberies which left several people dead and wounded. After setting up a surveillance several agents began to follow the suspects and attempted to stop them in front of 12201 SW 82nd Avenue. During the take down a furious gunfight ensued, leaving Agents Grogan and Dove dead and seven other agents wounded. The two suspects were also shot and killed.

Special Agent Grogan had been with the agency for 19 years and was survived by his wife. He is buried in Palmetto Cemetery, Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Florida
  • Weapon Rifle; Mini 14
  • Offender Both shot and killed

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That day was a sad one. RIP Agent Dove. The sacrifice you and Agent Grogan made changed how L/E officers everywhere approach suspects.

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April 23, 2018

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